What Happened on June 3rd, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st artificial gene synthesized
  • Ray Davies of Kinks travels round trip NY-London to change 1 word in "Lola," (Coca-Cola to Cherry Cola) because of BBC commercial reference ban

Famous Birthdays

  • Ammon McNeely, American rock climber
  • Andrea Congreaves, WNBA forward/center (Charlotte Sting)
  • Carl Everett, baseball player
  • Esther Hart, Dutch singer
  • Julie Masse, French Canadian singer
  • Lanee Butler, mistral sailboat sailor (Olymp-11th-1996), born in Manhasset, New York
  • Peter Newton, Kailua Hawaii, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
  • Peter TÃĪgtgren, Swedish musician (Hypocrisy) and producer

Famous Deaths

  • Douwe Hermans Kiestra, [Harm Harmstra], Fries boer/writer, dies at 70
  • H G Hjalmar Schacht, pres Germany Kingdom bank/minister of Eco, dies