What Happened on June 1, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Jack Kevorkian is released from prison after serving eight years of his 10-25 year prison term for second-degree murder in the 1998 death of Thomas Youk, 52, of Oakland County, Michigan.
  • Smoking is banned from United Kingdom's public places.

Famous Weddings


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett (80) weds his longtime girlfriend Susan Crow (47) in New York City

Singer Tony Bennett
Singer
Tony Bennett

Famous Deaths

  • Arn Shein, American sports writer (b. 1928)
  • Tony Thompson, Singer in R&B group Hi-Five (b. 1975)