On This Day

Events in Film & TV on June 10

  • 1939 MGM cartoon character Barney Bear debuts
  • 1954 KQED TV channel 9 in San Francisco, California (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KWEX TV channel 41 in San Antonio, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 "Danny Thomas Hour" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1968 KCFW TV channel 9 in Kalispell, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 WHTV (now WTZH) TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (NBC/CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 1982 "Taxi" last airs on ABC, moves to NBC in the fall
  • 1989 "Tales From The Crypt" TV Anthology debuts on HBO
  • 1991 David Lynch's "Twin Peaks" airs its final episode airs on ABC-TV

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2003 "Wicked", starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, officially opens at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco

Actress and Singer Idina Menzel
Actress and Singer
Idina Menzel
  • 2007 "The Sopranos" series finale on HBO (infamous "cut to black" ending)

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2013 3rd Critics' Choice Television Awards: The Big Bang Theory wins Best Comedy Series, Breaking Bad & Game of Thrones win Best Drama Series (tie)

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2013 Superman film "Man of Steel" directed by Zack Snyder, starring Henry Cavill and Amy Adams premieres in New York City

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2018 Actor Vince Vaughn arrested for drunk driving and resisting arrest near Los Angeles