Events in Film & TV on June 19

  • 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

Music History

1956 Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 10 years, and 16 films

  • 1973 "The Rocky Horror Show" stage production first opens in London written by Richard O'Brian and directed by Jim Sharman and starring Tim Curry
  • 1984 1st live TV appearance by Chief Justice Warren Burger (Nightline)

Music History

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

Film Release

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

Music Concert

2008 Ringo Starr's tenth All-Starr Band debuts in concert; members include: Billy Squier, Colin Hay, Edgar Winter, Gary Wright, Hamish Stuart, and Gregg Bissonette

Film Release

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

Film Premiere

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)

Film & TV History

2014 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards: Orange Is the New Black wins Best Comedy Series, Breaking Bad wins Best Drama Series

Film & TV History

2015 Actress Shannen Doherty reveals that she has breast cancer

Film Release

2015 Pixar's animated film "Inside Out" is released with voices by Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black, Bill Hader and Mindy Kaling

Film & TV History

2019 First debate for a decade in Congress over reparations for slavery with Danny Glover one of the witnesses