On This Day

Events in Film & TV on June 16

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1960 "Psycho", psychological horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, and Vera Miles, opens in New York City

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1966 Rowan & Martin host "The Dean Martin Show" Summer Series, on NBC-TV

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

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1978 Film "Grease" opens, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, based on the 1971 musical

Actor John Travolta
Actor
John Travolta
Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John

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1980 Musical comedy film "Blues Brothers" with Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi premieres in Chicago

Actor and Comedian Dan Aykroyd
Actor and Comedian
Dan Aykroyd
  • 1989 "Ghostbusters II" directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murry and Dan Aykroyd premieres

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1995 "Batman Forever" opens with a record $528 million weekend starring Val Kilmer, Chris O'Donnell, Tommy Lee Jones and Nicole Kidman

  • 2013 "Despicable Me 2" directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud with voices by Steve Carrel and Kristen Wiig premieres at the Champs-Elysées Film Festival

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2015 TV personality and Real estate mogul Donald Trump launches his campaign for the Republican nomination for US President at Trump Towers

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump