What Happened on June 5, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

65th Men's French Championships: Tony Roche beats Istvan Gulyas (6-1, 6-4, 7-5)

Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche

Sport awardTennis Open

65th Women's French Championships: Ann Jones beats Nancy Richey (6-3, 6-1)

Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey
  • Cincinnati Red Leo Cardenas hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Spiers, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Tina Barrett, Balt, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State)

Famous Deaths

  • Natacha Rambova, costume designer, dies at 69