Events in Film & TV on June 20

  • 1948 "Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV

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1960 12th Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Robert Stack & Jane Wyatt win

Actress Jane Wyatt
Jane Wyatt
  • 1970 "Ray Stevens Show" debuts on NBC-TV

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1974 "Chinatown", directed by Roman Polanski starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway, is released

Actress Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
Actor Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans

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1975 "Jaws", based on the book by Peter Benchley, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider is released

Director Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg
Jaws Novelist Peter Benchley
Jaws Novelist
Peter Benchley

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1986 Drs at Bethesda Naval remove 2 small benign polyps from Reagan's colon

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1988 NYC WABC-AM becomes flagship radio station of NJ Devils
  • 1988 Price is Right model Janice Pennington is knocked out by a TV camera
  • 1988 WABC officially becomes the NJ Devils new home radio
  • 1994 Howard Stern begins 30-minute (Radio) TV show on E! cable network
  • 2011 1st Critics' Choice Television Awards: Modern Family wins Best Comedy Series, Mad Men wins Best Drama Series

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2017 British actor Daniel Day-Lewis announces his retirement from acting