On This Day

Events in Film & TV on June 30

  • 1925 Charles Jenkins is granted the U.S. patent for Transmitting Pictures over Wireless (early television)
  • 1940 "Brenda Starr, Reporter", 1st cartoon strip by a woman, Dale [Dalia] Messick, begins as a comic-book supplement to Chicago's Sunday Tribune

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1951 "Victor Borge Show" last airs on NBC-TV

Comedian and Pianist Victor Borge
Comedian and Pianist
Victor Borge
  • 1952 "Guiding Light" soap opera moves from radio to TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1955 "Johnny Carson Show" debuts on CBS-TV

Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson
  • 1973 "Burns & Schreiber Comedy Hour" TV Variety; debut on ABC

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1979 johnny rotten and Joan Collins appear together on BBC TV's "Juke Box Jury"

Musician John Lydon
Musician
John Lydon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1987 Emmy 14th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 8th time

Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur Susan Lucci
Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur
Susan Lucci
  • 1988 "Sledge Hammer!" last airs on ABC-TV

Film release premierFilm Release

2004 "Spider-Man 2" directed by Sam Raimi and starring Toby Maguire and Kirsten Dunst is released

Actress Kirsten Dunst
Actress
Kirsten Dunst