On This Day in Film & TV for June 2

Events in Film & TV

  • 1958 Alan Freed joins WABC (NYC) radio
  • 1960 Broadway theaters close (labor dispute between owners & Actors Equity)
  • 1968 WBLG (now WTVQ) TV channel 62 in Lexington, KY (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 1981 Barbara Walters famously asks Katharine Hepburn “If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?”
  • 1983 1980 movie "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" released in Germany
  • 1984 "Welcome To Fun Zone" hosted by Dr Demento airs on NBC-TV
  • 1984 Actress Jill Ireland has a radical mastectomy
  • 1989 "Dead Poets Society" film starring Robin Williams premieres
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Weddings in Film & TV

  • 1951 "The Thin Man" actress Myrna Loy (45) weds UNESCO delegate Howland H. Sargeant
  • 1989 Actor James Woods (42) weds horse trainer Sarah Owen (26) in Beverly Hills, California
  • 2012 Actress Drew Barrymore (37) weds writer Will Kopelman in Montecito, California

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