What Happened on June 8, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • A's draft Rick Monday #1
  • US troops ordered to fight offensively in Vietnam
  • USSR launches Luna 6; it missed the Moon by 99,000 miles

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Chavis, American professional wrestler
  • Kevin Ritz, Eatonstown NJ, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Robert Platus, lip syncher (Milli Vanilli-Girl You Know This), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Edmondo Rossoni, Italian fascist (b. 1884)