Events in Film & TV on June 21

  • 1948 WNAC (now WHDH) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1957 7th Berlin International Film Festival: "12 Angry Men" wins Golden Bear
  • 1963 13th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Devil" and "Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai" win the Golden Bear (tie)

Film Release

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)

  • 1968 18th Berlin International Film Festival: "Who Saw Him Die?" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1974 24th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" wins the Golden Bear

Music History

1990 Little Richard [Penniman] gets a star on Hollywood's Walk Of Fame

Music Premiere

1993 Revival of Lerner and Loewe' musical "Camelot", with Robert Goulet as King Arthur, opens at Gershwin Theater, NYC; runs for 56 performances

  • 2002 Disney animated movie "Lilo & Stitch" released, written and directed by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois

Music History

2020 Kurt Cobain's guitar during Nirvana's MTV Unplugged show sells for a record $6 million

Film & TV History

2022 LA jury finds Bill Cosby liable for sexual assault of a 16 year-old in 1975 at the Playboy mansion, awards victim 500,000 [1]