June 1

Celebrities born on this day

1926-Andy_Griffith
1926: actor, Andy Griffith (died 2012)

1926-Marilyn_Monroe
1926: actress, Marilyn Monroe (died 1962)

1928-Bob_Monkhouse
1928: comedian, Bob Monkhouse (died 2003)

1930-Edward_Woodward
1930: actor, Edward Woodward (died 2009)

1934-Pat_Boone
1934: singer, Pat Boone

1936-Gerald_Scarfe
1936: illustrator, Gerald Scarfe

1937-Morgan_Freeman
1937: actor, Morgan Freeman

1940-Rene_Auberjonois
1940: actor, René Auberjonois

1944-Robert_Powell
1944: actor, Robert Powell

1946-Brian_Cox
1946: actor, Brian Cox

1947-Jonathan_Pryce
1947: actor, Jonathan Pryce

1947-Ronnie_Wood
1947: musician, Ronnie Wood

1948-Powers_Boothe
1948: actor, Powers Boothe (died 2017)

1950-Gemma_Craven
1950: actress, Gemma Craven

1950-Tom_Robinson
1950: musician, Tom Robinson

1974-Alanis_Morissette
1974: musician, Alanis Morisette

Celebrities who died on this day…

1943-Leslie_Howard
1943: actor, Leslie Howard (born 1893)

1985-Richard_Greene
1985: actor, Richard Greene (born 1918)

2008-Yves_Saint_Laurant
2008: designer, Yves Saint Laurant (born 1936)

2017-Roy_Barraclough
2017: actor, Roy Barraclough (born 1935)

Books published on this day…

06-01-1927-Hardy_Boys_1st_Ed
1927: First Hardy Boys mystery novel, The Tower Treasure

Movies released in UK cinemas this day…

The_Blue_Dahlia-1946
1946: The Blue Dahlia

The_Jokers-1967
1967: The Jokers

We're_No_Angels-1989
1990: We’re No Angels (1989)

1990-Pretty_Woman
1990: Pretty Woman

Movies released in US cinemas this day…

The_Man_Who_Knew_Too_Much_(1956_film)
1956: The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

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1968: Bandolero!

Phantasm-1979
1979: Phantasm

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1984: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

On UK TV this day…​​

In 1946, the first television licence was introduced in the UK, costing £2.

Juke_Box_Jury-1959
1959: Juke Box Jury

S02E15_The_Trouble_with_Tribbles_title_card
1970: Star Trek: “The Trouble With Tribbles”

Queen music released this day…​

Queen_Las_Palabras_De_Amor
1982: “Las Palabras de Amor” by Queen

Brian_May_-_Another_World
1998: Another World by Brian May

UK No 1s this day…

elvis-presley-with-the-jordanaires-Surrender-rca-2
1961: “Surrender” by Elvis Presley & the Jordanaires, 4 weeks

The_Carpenters-The_Singles_1969-1973_(album_cover)
1974: The Singles 1969-1973 by the Carpenters, 1 week

Seal_-_Seal_(1991_first_album)_CD_album_cover
1991: Seal by Seal, 3 weeks

Baddiel_Skinner_Lightning_Seed -Three-lions-original-1996
1996: “Three Lions” by Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds, 1 week
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