What Happened on June 21, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 70th US Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 281 at Hazeltine National Minn
  • Detroit's Cesar Gutierrez goes 7-for-7 to tie a record set in 1892
  • FIFA World Cup: Brazil beats Italy, 4-1 to win Football's 9th World Cup in Mexico City
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Moore, NFL tackle (NE Patriots)
  • John Roethlisberger, Afton Minn, gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996)
  • Pete Rock, American rapper/producer

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

"The Doors" lead singer Jim Morrison (26) weds author Patricia Kennealy (24) in a celtic pagan hand fasting ceremony

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison

Famous Deaths

Person of interestSukarno

Sukarno, 1st President of Indonesia (1945-67), dies from kidney failure while under house arrest at 68

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia