What Happened on June 23, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Red Skelton Show" last airs on CBS-TV, moved to NBC-TV
  • Charles Rangel defeats Adam Clayton Powell in Democratic primary
  • Rocker Chubby Checker arrested for marijuana possession

Famous Birthdays

  • A C Earl, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
  • Kerri Ann Buchberger, Russell Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics 1996)
  • Mike Bartrum, tight end (New England Patriots)
  • Rich Manning, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Robert Brooks, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Roger Knarren, soccer player (MVV)
  • Yann Tiersen, French musician

Famous Deaths

  • Roscoe Turner, American aviator and racer (b. 1895)