On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1973

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Eight OPEC countries raise price of petroleum by 11.9 percent

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison's "Living in the Material World" goes gold

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Greek President Papadopoulos asks for "parliamentary presidential republic"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney & Wings release "Live & Let Die"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Garcia, Australian actor
  • Derek Lowe, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2000, 02; no-hitter 2002; Boston Red Sox), born in Dearborn, Michigan
  • Frederik Deburghgraeve, Belgian swimmer

Person of interestHeidi Klum

Heidi Klum, German supermodel and TV presenter (Project Runway), born in Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia

Supermodel Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum
  • Jeffrey Schiebler, 10k/steeplechase (Olympics 1996), born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Ray Carey, American 200m butterfly (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Harvey S Firestone Jr, US tire manufacturer, dies at 75
  • Mary Kornman, American actress (Desert Trail, Queen of the Jungle, Swing it Professor), dies at 57
  • Walter Greaza, American actor (Treasury Man, Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 76