What Happened in June 1995

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis
  • Jun 1 Rangers' Kenny Rogers scoreless inning streak ends after 39
  • Jun 2 John Valentin hits 3 HRs
  • Jun 3 Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez perfect game is broken up in 10th inning as San Diego's Bip Roberts leads off with a double, Mont wins 1-0
  • Jun 3 1st Blockbuster Entertainment Awards held at Pantages Theatre, Hollywood
  • Jun 4 "Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect" closes at Golden NYC at 347 perf
  • Jun 4 49th Tony Awards: Love! Valour! Compassion! & Sunset Boulevard win
  • Jun 4 8th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,331,000
  • Jun 4 Dale Eggeling wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • Jun 5 29th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Reba McEntire

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 5 The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • Jun 7 The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines
  • Jun 8 "Buttons on Broadway" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • Jun 8 Downed U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady is rescued by U.S. Marines in Bosnia.
  • Jun 9 Brady Bunch Movie (1995) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Congo (1995) premieres in USA
  • Jun 9 Dumb & Dumber (1994) premieres in Sweden
  • Jun 9 Killer (1994) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Kiss of Death (1995) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Man of the House (1995) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Neak Sre (1993) premieres in UK
  • Jun 9 Party Girl (1995) premieres in USA
  • Jun 9 Smoke (1995) premieres in USA
  • Jun 9 Wigstock The Movie (1994) premieres in USA
  • Jun 10 "Month in the Country" closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 performances
  • Jun 10 127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32
  • Jun 10 Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer
  • Jun 11 Julie Larsen wins Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 11 Rondell White has six hits & hits for the cycle in 13-innings

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 11 94th Men's French Open: Thomas Muster beats Michael Chang (7-5, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Thomas Muster
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Thomas Muster
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 11 94th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez (7-5, 4-6, 6-0)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jun 11 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 13 Indians' Dennis Martínez no-hits Balt 11-0

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
  • Jun 13 NJ Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, to go to their 1st Stanley Cup finals
  • Jun 13 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 14 49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games
  • Jun 14 Giants infielder Mike Benjamin goes 6-for-7 in 13-inning 4-3 win
  • Jun 15 "Chronicles of a Death Foretold" opens at Plymouth NYC for 55 performances
  • Jun 15 Mark Ilott takes 9-19 incl all lbw hat-trick, Essex v Northants
  • Jun 15 Northants all out 46 v Essex & wins game next day
  • Jun 16 "Batman Forever" opens with a record $528 million weekend

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 16 Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429)

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson
  • Jun 16 Salt Lake City awarded the XIX Winter Olympics in 2002
  • Jun 17 "Who's Tommy" closes at St James Theater NYC after 899 performances
  • Jun 18 95th US Golf Open: Corey Pavin shoots a 280 at Shinnecock Hills NY
  • Jun 18 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Jun 19 NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Jun 20 Space probe Ulysses begins 2nd passage behind the Sun
  • Jun 24 Stanley Cup: NJ Devils sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
  • Jun 24 3rd Rugby World Cup: South Africa beats New Zealand 15-12 in Johannesburg
  • Jun 25 Betsy King wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 25 Rockies' Andres Galarraga is 4th to HR in 3 consecutive innings

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 26 Gunmen ambush Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who escapes unharmed

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak
  • Jun 26 Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup.
  • Jun 27 Holland's debut in English domestic comp (v Northants, NatWest)
  • Jun 27 Mason City Iowa's TV news personality Jodi Huisentruit disappears
  • Jun 27 Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), launches
  • Jun 27 Former WMMS engineer William Alford is sentenced to 10 days & $1,000 fine for cutting feed during Howard Stern's broadcast from Cleveland
  • Jun 28 NJ Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up "Nashville? NO WAY!" sign

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 29 George Foreman loses IBF boxing title for refusing to re-fight Axel Schulz

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
  • Jun 29 Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL game (vs Calgary Stampeders)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 30 Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Jun 30 Exxon signs a $15.2-billion deal to develop oil and gas fields near Russia's Sakhalin Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 5 Troye Mellet, Australian Actor And Singer
  • Jun 19 Blake Woodruff, American actor

Famous Weddings

  • Jun 10 Actress-singer Holly Robinson (30) weds NFL Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete (29) in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Prudence Hyman, dancer, dies at 80
  • Jun 1 Ronald Anthony "Tony" Clegg, property trader, dies at 58
  • Jun 3 Alastair Webster Mackie, poet/teacher, dies at 69
  • Jun 3 Dilys Powell, film Critic, dies at 93
  • Jun 3 Estelle Brody, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything), dies at 94
  • Jun 3 Frank Waters, American writer, dies at 92
  • Jun 3 Jean-Patric Manchette, thriller writer, dies at 52
  • Jun 4 Ernest Borneman, sexual researcher psychotherapist, dies at 80
  • Jun 4 Herta Ryder, literary agent, dies at 77
  • Jun 4 Paul WIlliams, climber, dies at 49
  • Jun 4 William J Law, sailor, dies at 84
  • Jun 5 Bettina Vernon-Warren, dancer, dies at 75
  • Jun 5 Jan Decadt Flemish composer, dies at 81
  • Jun 6 Imam Elissa, singer, dies at 76
  • Jun 6 James Anderson, writer, dies at 41
  • Jun 7 Joseph Tomelty, actor/playwright (Bedevilled, Moby Dick), dies at 84
  • Jun 7 Hsuan Hua, influential Buddhist master in the United States (b. 1918)
  • Jun 7 Sheikh Imam, Egyptian singer and composer, dies at 76
  • Jun 8 Juan Carlos Ongania, President of Argentina (1966-70), dies
  • Jun 8 Lord Erskine of Rerrick, peer, dies at 69
  • Jun 9 Charles Rowe, cricket (scored 0 in only Test for NZ v Aust 1946), dies
  • Jun 9 Frank Chacksfield, conductor/arranger, dies at 81
  • Jun 9 Walter Landor, designer, dies at 81
  • Jun 10 Ernest Anderson, publicist, dies at 85
  • Jun 10 Masaya Hanai, businessamn, dies at 82
  • Jun 10 Ron Morrisby, cricketer (prolific batsman for Tasmania 1931-52), dies
  • Jun 10 Ernest Flatt, American choreographer (Carol Burnett Show), dies at 76
  • Jun 11 Lovelace Watkins, singer, dies at 58
  • Jun 11 Luigi Innocenti, designer, dies at 71
  • Jun 12 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, pianist, dies at 75
  • Jun 13 David Parry, guitarist, dies 53
  • Jun 14 Anthony Joly de Lotbiniere, television producer, dies at 69
  • Jun 14 Gesualdo Bufalino, novelist, dies at 74
  • Jun 14 Gordon Greig, journalist, dies at 63
  • Jun 14 Roger Joseph Zelazny, sci-fi writer, dies of cancer at 60
  • Jun 14 Rory Gallagher, Irish rock guitarist (See Here), dies at 47
  • Jun 14 Els Aarne, Estonian composer, dies at 78
  • Jun 15 Charles Bennett, screenwriter, dies at 95
  • Jun 16 Jack Wagner, actor/voice (Disneyland, Walt Disney World), dies
  • Jun 17 Claire Sterling, journalist, dies at 75
  • Jun 18 Arthur John Howard, actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso), dies at 85
  • Jun 18 Charles Martin, cartoonist, dies at 85
  • Jun 19 Murray Dickie, opera singer/director, dies at 71
  • Jun 19 Richard Bernard Pape, POW escaper/writer, dies at 79
  • Jun 19 Peter Townsend, RAF officer (b. 1914)
  • Jun 20 Al Hansen, American artist (Fluxus), found dead at 67
  • Jun 20 Dennis Gomm, British composer and musician, dies at 84
  • Jun 20 Emil Mihai Cioran, writer/aphorist, dies at 84
  • Jun 20 Henry Iliffe Cozens, pilot, dies at 91
  • Jun 21 Kenneth Henry Lowry Lamb, broadcaster, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Tristan Jones, British sailor and author, dies at 71
  • Jun 21 Laurence McKinley Gould, American Geologist and Polar Explorer who was chief scientist and second-in-command on the first expedition to the interior of Antarctica in 1929, dies at 98
  • Jun 22 Georges Yves Marie Congar, Dominican theologian cardinal, dies at 91

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 23 Jonas Salk, American biologist who created the Polio vaccine, dies of heart failure at 80

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • Jun 23 Anatoly Tarasov, Russian ice hockey coach (b. 1918)
  • Jun 24 Inshan Ali, cricketer (WI chinaman bowler 1971-77), dies
  • Jun 24 John Reginald "Nat" Allen, planning enforcement officer, dies at 66
  • Jun 24 John Richard Brinsley Norton, landowner, dies at 71
  • Jun 25 Warren Earl Burger, Supreme Court Justice, dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jun 27 Lionel Edmund "Sonny" Taylor, musician, dies at 70
  • Jun 27 Madeleine Gillian Jinkinson, medical administrator, dies at 59
  • Jun 27 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 61
  • Jun 28 Donald Sinclair, vet, dies at 83

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 29 Lana Turner, actress (Madame X), dies of cancer at 75

Actress Lana Turner
Actress
Lana Turner
  • Jun 29 Roy Rowland, film director, dies at 84
  • Jun 30 Barney Simon, theatre director/writer, dies at 63
  • Jun 30 Gale Gordon, comedian (Our Miss Brooks, Here's Lucy), dies at 89
  • Jun 30 Georgi Timofeyevich Beregovoi, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 3), dies at 74
  • Jun 30 Phyllis Hyman, R&B/Jazz singer (Prime of My Life), suicides at 45
  • Jun 30 Sicco Mansholt, pres Commission of Europe (1972-1973), dies