On This Day

Events in Film & TV on June 23

  • 1933 Don McNeill's Pepper Pot (Breakfast Club) begins 35½ year run on NBC
  • 1956 "Jimmy Durante Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1960 "The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 1961 11th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Night" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1967 17th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Departure" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1970 "Red Skelton Show" last airs on CBS-TV, moved to NBC-TV
  • 1971 WTVP TV channel 47 in Peoria, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 22nd Berlin International Film Festival: "The Canterbury Tales" wins the Golden Bear

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1980 "David Letterman Show" debuts on NBC-TV daytime

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • 1981 NYC Mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy
  • 1982 Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight

Film release premierFilm Premier

1989 Movie "Batman" premieres directed by Tim Burton, starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson

Actor Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton
Actor Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton
  • 1990 TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year

Music releaseMusic Recording

1991 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Babalu Music"

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 1992 Emmy 19th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 13th time

Film release premierFilm Premier

2011 "Transformers: Dark of the Moon", directed by Michael Bay and starring Shia LaBeouf premieres at the Moscow Film Festival

Actor Shia LaBeouf
Shia LaBeouf
Actress Megan Fox
Megan Fox

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2016 Amy Schumer announces her first world tour during a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden

Comedian Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer