Events in Film & TV on June 4

Film Release

1942 "Mrs Miniver" based on the novel by Jan Struther, directed by William Wyler and starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon is released in the US (Best Picture 1943)

  • 1955 "Mickey Rooney Show" TV comedy last airs on NBC

Music Concert

1964 Beatles 1st (and only) "World Tour" begins with two ten-song shows at 4,400 seat KB Halle in Copenhagen, Denmark; British drummer Jimmie Nicol replaces Ringo Starr (recovering from tonsillitis) for the first five dates (10 concerts + a Dutch TV appearance)

  • 1966 Single "Batman & His Grandmother" by Dickie Goodman hits #70

Emmy Awards

1967 19th Emmy Awards: "Mission Impossible", "The Monkees", Don Knotts & Lucille Ball win

  • 1967 KTVN TV channel 2 in Reno, NV (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970 WSMW TV channel 27 in Worcester, MA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1982 "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan," released in USA

Theatrical Finale

1995 "Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect" closes at Golden Theater, NYC, after 347 performances


2008 British TV presenter Michael Parkinson is knighted by Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace

Music Concert

2017 Ariana Grande headlines benefit concert for victims of her Manchester concert bombing, also featuring Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, and Katy Perry

Film Premiere

2018 "Ocean's 8" film premieres, directed by Gary Ross starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna

Film & TV History

2018 Former US President Bill Clinton in interview with NBC says he hasn't and doesn't need to apologize to Monica Lewinsky