What Happened on June 6, 2002

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Jason Bourne", directed by Doug Liman and starring Matt Damon, premieres in the US

Actor Matt Damon
Actor
Matt Damon
  • A near-Earth asteroid estimated at 10 metres diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Libya. Resulting explosion estimated to have a force of 26 kilotons, more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb.

Famous Weddings

  • Former "Survivor" contestant and talk show host Elisabeth Filarski (25) weds former Boston College quarterback Tim Hasselbeck (24) at St. Mary

Famous Deaths

  • Robbin Crosby, American heavy metal rock guitarist/vocals (Ratt-Round & Round), dies at 42