What Happened in June 1995

Historical Events

  • 1st 68th National Spell Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis
  • 1st Rangers' Kenny Rogers scoreless inning streak ends after 39
  • 2nd John Valentin hits 3 HRs
  • 3rd 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
  • 3rd 1st Blockbuster Entertainment Awards held at Pantages Theatre, Hollywood
  • 4th "Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect" closes at Golden NYC at 347 perf
  • 4th 49th Tony Awards: Love! Valour! Compassion! & Sunset Boulevard win
  • 4th 8th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $1,331,000
  • 4th Dale Eggeling wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • 5th 29th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Reba McEntire

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5th The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.

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

Sport awardTennis Open

11th 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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19th NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry

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

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26th Gunmen ambush Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who escapes unharmed

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian President
Hosni Mubarak
  • 26th Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup.
  • 27th Holland's debut in English domestic comp (v Northants, NatWest)
  • 27th Mason City Iowa's TV news personality Jodi Huisentruit disappears
  • 27th Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), launches
  • 27th Former WMMS engineer William Alford is sentenced to 10 days & $1,000 fine for cutting feed during Howard Stern's broadcast from Cleveland
  • 28th 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

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

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

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

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

Famous Deaths

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

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

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

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