What Happened on June 1, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Everything Is Beautiful" by Ray Stevens hits #1
  • Com Bowie Kuhn reprimands Astro Jim Bouton for writing "Ball Four"
  • Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days
  • Tigers Al Kaline collides with another player & swallows his tongue

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexi Lalas, American soccer player
  • Joshua Compston, art impressario
  • Karen Mulder, Dutch supermodel
  • R. Madhavan, Indian actor
  • Raylee Johnson, NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Scott Couper, WLAF receiver (Scottish Claymores)
  • Shane Matthews, NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears)

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Ungaretti, Italian poet (Hermeticism) and journalist, dies at 82