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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FIFA World Cup Final: Brazil and Pelé become first team and player to win three times, beating Italy, 4-1 in front of 107,412 at Azteca Stadium, Mexico City

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Moore, American NFL tackle (NE Patriots), born in Ardmore, Pennsylvania
  • John Roethlisberger, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Afton, Minnesota
  • Pete Rock, American rapper/producer, born in The Bronx, New York

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

"The Doors" lead singer Jim Morrison (26) "marries" author Patricia Kennealy (24) in a celtic pagan hand fasting ceremony, but the marriage is not legally binding

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