What Happened on June 1, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Everything Is Beautiful" by Ray Stevens hits #1
  • Com Bowie Kuhn reprimands Astro Jim Bouton for writing "Ball Four"
  • Soyuz 9 launched into Earth orbit for 18 days

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexi Lalas, American soccer player, born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Joshua Compston, English art impressario, born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • Karen Mulder, Dutch supermodel, born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands
  • R. Madhavan, Indian actor (Run, 3 Idiots), born in Jamshedpur, India
  • Raylee Johnson, Amerian NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Rene Liu "Milk Tea", Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actress , born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Scott Couper, Scottish WLAF receiver (Scottish Claymores)
  • Shane Matthews, American NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Cleveland, Mississippi

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppe Ungaretti, Italian poet (Hermeticism) and journalist, dies at 82