Highlights in Fandom History – Beginning of June
Topic: Highlights in Fandom History – Beginning of June
Today, I will highlight interesting events in “fandom” history during the beginning of June (between June 1st and June 15th) for the following fandoms:
On June 4, 1977: Apple II, the 1st personal computer, goes on sale
On June 1, 1980: CNN (Cable News Network), the world’s first 24-hour television news network, makes its debut.
On June 11, 1982: ET The Extra Terrestrial, directed by Steven Spielberg, is released at the Cannes Film Festival.
On June 4, 1982: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is released in the U.S. and is credited with reviving interest in the franchise.
On June 12, 1981: Raiders Of The Lost Ark, directed by Steven Spielberg, with story idea by George Lucas and starring Harrison Ford, premieres.
On June 15, 1994: Lion King premiered in limited release.