What Happened on July 6, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"Forrest Gump", directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, and Gary Sinise, is released (Best Picture 1995)

Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks
Actress Robin Wright
Actress
Robin Wright
  • Irina Privalova runs 100m European Record (10.77)
  • Lerou Burrell runs world record 100m (9.85)
  • Shreveport Pirates 1st CFL game (vs Ottawa)

Famous Birthdays

  • Rebecca Rosso and Camilla Rosso, British actresses

Famous Deaths

  • Cameron Mitchell, actor (High Chapparral), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Geoffrey McQueen, TV writer, dies at 46