On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • French Championships Men's Tennis: Budge Patty wins first of 2 Grand Sam titles that year; beats Jaroslav Drobný 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 5-7, 7-5
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: Doris Hart beats fellow American Patricia Todd 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 for her 1st of 2 French singles titles
  • French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal

Famous Birthdays

  • Christos Verelis, Greek politician
  • Deniece Williams [Chandler], American singer (Love Won't Let Me Wait, Let's Hear it for the Boy,) born in Gary, Indiana
  • Marlene Elejarde, 4x100m runner (Olympic silver 1968), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Suzi Quatro[cchio], singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days), born in Detroit, Michigan