What Happened on June 7, 1965

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Gemini 4 completes 62 orbits
  • Morocco King Hassan suspends constitution, grabs power
  • Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995
  • The Supreme Court of the United States decides on Griswold v. Connecticut, effectively legalizing the use of contraception by married couples.

Famous Birthdays

  • Damien Hirst, English artist
  • Mick Foley, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Judy Holliday, American comedienne/actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib), dies of cancer at 43
  • Pierre Cardevielle, Fren composer/conductor (L'ile Rouge), dies at 59
  • Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies