Events in Film & TV on June 19

  • 1940 "Brenda Starr", 1st cartoon strip by a woman, appears in Chicago
  • 1952 "I've Got A Secret" debuts on CBS-TV with Garry Moore as host
  • 1953 WCSC TV channel 5 in Charleston, South Carolina (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 WTPA (now WHTM) TV channel 27 in Harrisburg, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast

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1956 Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis

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1984 Weird Al Yankovic gives free live performance at Del Mar Fair

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic

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1992 "Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released

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2009 "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" directed by Michael Bay and starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox is released

Actress Megan Fox
Actress
Megan Fox
Actor Shia LaBeouf
Actor
Shia LaBeouf

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2014 "Transformers: Age of Extinction" directed by Michael Bay and starring Mark Wahlberg premieres in Hong Kong. Highest grossing film of 2014 ($1.104 billion)

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
  • 2014 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards: Orange Is the New Black wins Best Comedy Series, Breaking Bad wins Best Drama Series