Events in Film & TV on June 21

  • 1948 WNAC (now WHDH) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1966 "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?", directed by Mike Nichols and based on the 1962 play of the same name, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, is released (Academy Awards Best Actress 1967)

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1982 John Hinckley found not guilty of 1981 attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason of insanity

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1986 President Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments
  • 1990 Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame