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

Tony Awards

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!"

Film Premiere

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

Film & TV History

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

Film & TV History

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

Film 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


Weddings in Film & TV

Chris Pratt

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

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Indian singer, actress, and founder of Calcutta Youth Choir, dies at 84
  • 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 10 Sven-David Sandström, Swedish composer (Jeppe: The Cruel Comedy), dies of cancer at 76
  • Jun 12 Sylvia Miles, American actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely), dies at 94
  • Jun 24 Billy Drago, American character actor, specializing in roles as a villain (Pale Rider; The Untouchables), dies from stroke complications at 73
  • Jun 26 Max Wright, American character actor (Buffalo Bill; Alf; Misfits of Science), dies of lymphoma at 75