On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8

Music release#1 in the Charts

Aretha Franklin's "Respect" reaches #1

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin

Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Championships Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson beats fellow Australian Tony Roche 6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 for his 12th and final Grand Slam title

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: Local favourite Françoise Dürr beats Lesley Turner of Australia 4-6, 6-3, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Anderson Cooper, American reporter and TV presenter (CNN), born in New York City
  • Tamás Darnyi, Hungarian swimmer (4 Olympic gold 200/400m medley 1988, 92), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • William "Bill" Carlucci, rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Mitchell Ransome, critic/children's book author, dies
  • Arthur W Tedder of Glenguin, British air marshal (WWII), dies at 76
  • Gertrude "Mickey" MacFadden, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 67