Events in Film & TV on June 13

  • 1925 Charles Jenkins demonstrates the transmission of synchronized pictures and sound (early television)
  • 1953 KOAA TV channel 5 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1959 "Sammy Kaye Show" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1961 Billy Barnes' musical revue "Billy Barnes People", starting Ken Berry, Dave Ketchum, and Jo Anne Worley, opens at Royale Theater, NYC; runs for 7 performances

Film Release

1962 "Lolita" film based on Vladimir Nabokov's novel directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring James Mason and Sue Lyon is released

Film & TV History

1981 Tom Snyder interviews Charles Manson on "Tomorrow"

Film Release

1985 "Prizzi's Honor", starring Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, and Anjelica Huston, is released

  • 1989 "Licence to Kill", 16th James Bond film, last directed by John Glen and starring Timothy Dalton premieres in London

Music History

1989 Piano playing rock singer Jerry Lee Lewis gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Pro Wrestling

1993 YokoZuna beats Hulk Hogan to become WWF champ

Film & TV History

2000 Samuel L. Jackson is honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Film Premiere

2012 "The Amazing Spider-Man" directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres at the Tokyo Film Festival