What Happened on June 7, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 22nd Emmy Awards: Marcus Welby, Robert Young & Susan Hampshire win
  • 69th Men's French Open: Jan Kodes beats Zeljko Franulovic (6-2, 6-4, 6-0)
  • 69th Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Helga Niessen Masthoff (6-2, 6-4)
  • Jockey Willie Shoemaker passes Johnny Longden with his 6,033 win
  • Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • The Who's "Tommy" is performed at NY's Lincoln Center

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Kovalenko, Gorky Russia, NHL right wing (Mont Canadiens, Edmonton)
  • Cafu, Brazilian football player
  • Chad Fann, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals, SF 49ers)
  • Mike Modano, Livonia MI, NHL forward (Team USA, Dallas Stars)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

E. M. Forster, English writer and novelist (Maurice, Passage to India), dies at 91

Writer and Novelist E. M. Forster
Writer and Novelist
E. M. Forster