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

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1962 "Bob Newhart Show" last airs on NBC-TV

Comedian and Actor Bob Newhart
Comedian and Actor
Bob Newhart

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

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1986 Pres Reagan criticizes South African state of emergency

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

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1989 Jerry Lee Lewis gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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

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1993 YokoZuna beats Hulk Hogan to become WWF champ

WWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan
WWF Wrestler
Hulk Hogan

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

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