What Happened on June 6, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 96th Belmont: Manuel Ycaza aboard Quadrangle wins in 2:28.6
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri becomes Prime Minister of India 13 days after Jawaharlal Nehru's death
  • The Beatles arrive in Netherlands
  • Under a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven, Germany, are terminated, though they never resume

Famous Birthdays

  • Konnan, Mexican professional wrestler
  • Paul "Guru" Josh, British musician (Infinity), born in London, England (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Warwick, American actor (Konga, Zorro, Lady Godiva), dies at 85