On This Day

Events in Film & TV on June 17

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

Music concertMusic Concert

1967 Barbra Streisand: "A Happening in Central Park" concert performance for audience of 135,000

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988 Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
Model and Actress Robin Givens
Model and Actress
Robin Givens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
  • 2020 Actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women