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June 2019 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Jun 1 Price of a movie ticket rises in Japan for the first time in 26 years from ¥1,800 to ¥1,900, while some cinemas keep the price the same

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Jun 9 73rd Tony Awards: "Hadestown" best musical, "The Ferryman" best play, Bryan Cranston and Elaine May win

  • Jun 9 Ali Stroker becomes the first actress in a wheelchair to win a Tony award for musical "Oklahoma!"

Battle of Interest9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

Jun 11 Comedian Jon Stewart delivers angry rebuke to Congress for the lack of funds for 9/11 victims

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UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
UA Flight 175 flies toward the South Tower of the World Trade Center while the North Tower burns
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Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 11 Toy Story 4 directed by Josh Cooley with the voices of Tom Hanks and Tim Allen has its world premiere

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks
Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 19 First debate for a decade in Congress over reparations for slavery with Danny Glover one of the witnesses

Actor and Activist Danny Glover
Actor and Activist
Danny Glover

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 26 Japanese animation film "Spirited Away" by Hayao Miyazaki is released in China and tops the box office, 18 years after its initial release

Animated filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki
Animated filmmaker
Hayao Miyazaki
  • Jun 26 Former Gambian beauty queen Fatou "Toufah" Jallow says she was raped by former President Yahya Jammeh as part of a Human Rights Watch and Trial International report

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 8 Actor Chris Pratt (39) and Katherine Schwarzenegger (29) marry in Montecito, California


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 5 Robert Earle, American TV host (GE College Bowl), dies at 93
  • Jun 10 Girish Karnad, Indian playwright and filmmaker (Tuglaq), dies at 81
  • Jun 12 Sylvia Miles, American actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely), dies at 94