On This Day

Events in Film & Television in June 1966

  • Jun 4 Single "Batman & His Grandmother" by Dickie Goodman hits #70

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

Jun 12 Dave Clark Five sets record as they appear for 12th time on Ed Sullivan Show

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 16 Rowan & Martin host "The Dean Martin Show" Summer Series, on NBC-TV

Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin

Film release premierFilm Release

Jun 21 "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?", directed by Mike Nichols and based on the 1962 play of the same name, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, is released (Academy Awards Best Actress 1967)

  • Jun 24 16th Berlin International Film Festival: "Cul-de-Sac" wins the Golden Bear
  • Jun 27 Dark Shadows, American Gothic soap opera, premieres on ABC-TV
  • Jun 29 KBSC (now KVEA) TV channel 52 in Corona-Los Angeles, CA begins