What Happened on June 11, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • US leaves Wheelus AFB Libya

Famous Birthdays

  • Brock Marion, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Chris Rice, American singer-songwriter, born in Clinton, Maryland
  • Roman Kontsek, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • William Selby, Monroeville MI, infielder (Boston Red Sox)

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksander Kerensky, Russian premier (1917), dies at 89
  • Camille Bombois, French circus wrestler/painter, dies at 87
  • Earl Grant, American musician and singer (b. 1931)
  • Frank Laubach, Benton Pa, taught reading through phonetics, dies
  • Frank Silvera, Jamaican-American actor (High Chaparral, Killer's Kiss, Fear and Desire), accidentally electrocutes himself at 55
  • William 'Billy Batts' Devino, American crime figure (b. 1921)