What Happened on July 6, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • France performs nuclear test
  • Steve Carlton (14-4) pitches most strikeouts by a lefty (2,836)

Famous Birthdays

  • Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Gail Patrick, actress (My Man Godfrey), dies of leukemia at 69