Events in Film & TV on June 3

  • 1953 KVOS TV channel 12 in Bellingham/Vancouver, WA (CBS) begins
  • 1955 KLFY TV channel 10 in Lafayette, LA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 KGUN TV channel 9 in Tucson, AZ (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 WBKO TV channel 13 in Bowling Green, KY (ABC) begins broadcasting

Music History

1964 Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis and pharyngitis, just before the Beatles embark on a World Tour

  • 1969 Last episode of Star Trek airs on NBC (Turnabout Intruder)

Music History

1970 Ray Davies of The Kinks travels round trip NY-London to change 1 word in "Lola," (Coca-Cola to Cherry Cola) because of BBC commercial reference ban

  • 1980 ESPN begins televising college world series games

Television Debut

1985 "Larry King Live" debuts on CNN, airing each weeknight through December, 2010

  • 1987 "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" film released in France

Film Premiere

1988 "Big" film directed by Penny Marshall, starring Tom Hanks premieres in US

Music History

1992 "MTV Unplugged" broadcasts singer-songwriter Paul Simon and 11 of his band members performing in Queens, NYC

  • 1995 1st Blockbuster Entertainment Awards held at Pantages Theatre, Hollywood

Tony Awards

2001 55th Tony Awards: "The Producers" and "Proof" win

Television Premiere

2001 TV drama "Six Feet Under" created by Alan Ball, starring Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall and Frances Conroy premieres on HBO

Music Single

2014 Dove Cameron releases a single, “Count Me In"