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)

  • 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