What Happened on June 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

66th Men's French Championships: Roy Emerson beats Tony Roche (6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche
  • 66th Women's French Championships: Francoise Durr beats Lesley Turner (4-6, 6-3, 6-4)
  • 99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8
  • Aretha Franklin's "Respect" reaches #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Anderson Cooper, American reporter
  • Tamas Darnyi, Hungary, backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-88, 92)
  • William "Bill" Carlucci, rower (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Mitchell Ransome, critic/children's book author, dies
  • Arthur W Tedder of Glenguin, British air marshal (WW II), dies at 76
  • Gertrude "Mickey" MacFadden, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 67