On This Day

Events in Film & TV on June 5

  • 1952 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs Charles boxing
  • 1954 "Your Show Of Shows" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1956 "Milton Berle Show" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1960 "George Gobel Show" last airs on CBS-TV
  • 1967 WSBE TV channel 36 in Providence, RI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1970 KPAX TV channel 8 in Missoula, Montana (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1987 "Nightline" presents its 1st "Town Meeting" the subject is AIDS & the show runs until 3:47 AM

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1998 "The Truman Show", starring Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, and Ed Harris, is released

Actor and Comedian Jim Carrey
Actor and Comedian
Jim Carrey
Actor Ed Harris
Ed Harris

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2018 Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape and sexual assault charges in court in New York

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • 2018 Miss America pageant announces an end to its swimsuit competition

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