Events in Film & Television in June 1981

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 2 Barbara Walters famously asks Katharine Hepburn “If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?”

Actress Katharine Hepburn
Actress
Katharine Hepburn
Broadcast Journalist Barbara Walters
Broadcast Journalist
Barbara Walters

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 12 "Raiders of the Lost Ark", the first Indiana Jones film directed by Stephen Spielberg, produced by George Lucas and starring Harrison Ford premieres

Actor Harrison Ford
Actor
Harrison Ford
Film Director George Lucas
Film Director
George Lucas
Director Steven Spielberg
Director
Steven Spielberg
  • Jun 14 No Nukes concert at Hollywood Bowl
  • Jun 23 NYC Mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 24 "For Your Eyes Only", 12th James Bond, starring Roger Moore and 1st drected by John Glen premieres in London

Music release#1 in the Charts

Jun 27 "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes returns to #1 slot

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis