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

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

Famous Deaths

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