What Happened on June 7, 1970

Historical Events

  • 22nd Emmy Awards: Marcus Welby, Robert Young & Susan Hampshire win

Sports History

American jockey Bill Shoemaker passes Johnny Longden with his 6,033 career win

  • French Open Men's Tennis: Czech star Jan Kodeš wins his first major title; beats Željko Franulović of Yugoslavia 6-2, 6-4, 6-
  • The Who's "Tommy" is performed at NYC's Lincoln Center
1970 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Kovalenko, Russian NHL right wing (Quebec, Montreal, Edmonton), born in Balakovo, Russia
  • Cafu, Brazilian soccer defender (Brazil 142 caps, Roma, AC Milan), born in Itaquaquecetuba, Brazil
  • Mike Modano, Hockey Hall of Fame center (Dallas Stars; 8-time NHL All Star), born in Livonia, Michigan
Born in 1970

Famous Deaths

E. M. ForsterE. M. Forster (1879-1970)

English writer and novelist (Maurice, Passage to India), dies at 91

About June 7, 1970

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Long And Winding Road/For You Blue - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: In The Summertime - Mungo Jerry