On This Day

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

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1956 Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin
  • 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

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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
  • 1984 1st live TV appearance by Chief Justice Warren Burger (Nightline)

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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
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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

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

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

Actress, comedian, writer and producer Amy Poehler
Actress, comedian, writer and producer
Amy Poehler

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2015 Actress Shannen Doherty reveals that she has breast cancer

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

Actor and Activist Danny Glover
Actor and Activist
Danny Glover