Events in Film & TV on June 17

  • 1919 "Barney Google" cartoon strip, by Billy De Beck, premieres
  • 1954 Televised Senate Army McCarthy hearings ends

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1967 Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park performed

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1968 KQEC TV channel 32 in San Francisco, California (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music releaseMusic Recording

1973 Dolly Parton records her song "I Will Always Love You" (later huge hit for Whitney Houston) for RCA in Nashville

Country Singer Dolly Parton
Country Singer
Dolly Parton
Singer Whitney Houston
Singer
Whitney Houston

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2017 Bill Cosby trial for aggravated indecent assault declared a mistrial after jurors couldn't reach a verdict

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
  • 2018 "The Incredibles 2" sets a box office record for an animated release, earning $180 million its opening weekend