Events in Film & TV on June 7

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1909 Mary Pickford made her screen debut at the age of 16.

Actress Mary Pickford
Actress
Mary Pickford
  • 1953 WDAU (now WYOU) TV channel 22 in Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA (CBS) begins
  • 1955 "$64,000 Question" premieres on CBS TV
  • 1965 Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1969 "Johnny Cash Show" debuts on ABC-TV

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 1970 22nd Emmy Awards: Marcus Welby, Robert Young & Susan Hampshire win
  • 1975 Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public
  • 1976 NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor & David Brinkley, premieres

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1982 US President Reagan meets Pope John Paul II and Queen Elizabeth II

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1982 US President Ronald Reagan meets with Pope John Paul II at Vatican City, Rome
  • 2016 "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", a play written by Jack Thorne with JK Rowling, premieres in London