June 19, 2013 07:13 GMT
On June 19th, 1952, the celebrity-panel game show "I've Got A Secret" made its debut on CBS.
In 1960, Loretta Lynn's "Honky Tonk Girl" became her first record to make the "Billboard" country chart.
In 1973, the stage production of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" opened in London. Tim Curry later repeated his starring role in the 1975 movie version.
In 1976, Wild Cherry released "Play That Funky Music."
In 1978, the comic strip "Garfield" appeared for the first time.
In 1980, Donna Summer became the first act to sign to Geffen Records, the new label started by David Geffen. Her first release for Geffen was "The Wanderer."
In 1988, more than 3,000 East Germans gathered by the Berlin Wall to hear Michael Jackson, who was performing across the border in West Germany.
In 1992, "Batman Returns" opened. It pulled in a record-breaking $16.8 million dollars its first day.
In 1996, the Disney film "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" made its premiere in New Orleans.
In 1997, singer Bobby Helms died at his home in Martinsville, Indiana. He was 61.
Today's Birthdays: Singer Tommy DeVito of The Four Seasons is 85. Actress Gena (JEH'-nuh) Rowlands is 83. Singer Spanky McFarlane of Spanky and Our Gang is 71. Actress Phylicia Rashad (ruh-SHAHD') is 65. Singer Ann Wilson of Heart is 63. Actress Kathleen Turner is 59. Country singer Doug Stone is 57. Singer Mark DeBarge of DeBarge is 54. Singer-dancer-choreographer Paula Abdul is 51. Actor Andy Lauer ("Caroline in the City") is 50. Singer-guitarist Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe is 49. Actress Mia Sara ("Ferris Bueller's Day Off") is 46. Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch is 43. Actor Jean Dujardin ("The Artist") is 41. Actress Robin Tunney is 41. Actress Poppy Montgomery ("Without a Trace") is 38. Singer-banjoist Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers is 37. Actress Zoe Saldana ("Avatar") is 35. Actor Paul Dano ("Little Miss Sunshine") is 29. Actor Atticus Shaffer ("The Middle") is 15.