What Happened on June 1, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st transmission of CNN, the Cable News Network
  • ANC sets fire to Sasol oil installations in South Africa

Music concertMusic Concert

Barbra Streisand appears at an ACLU Benefit in California

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Beth Daniel wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championshipship

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Steve Garvey, hits the 7,000th Dodger home run

Famous Birthdays

  • Oliver James, British actor

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Nielsen, American market analyst (b. 1897)
  • Rube Marquard, American baseball pitcher, dies at 90