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
  • 1951 "Victor Borge Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 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
John Lydon
  • 1987 Emmy 14th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 8th time
  • 1988 "Sledge Hammer!" last aires 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
Kirsten Dunst