What Happened on June 6, 1991

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Albert Belle is shipped to minors for not running out a ground ball
  • Dana Plato receives 6 yr suspended sentence for robbing a video store
  • NBC announces Jay Leno will succeed Johnny Carson on May 25, 1992
  • Test Cricket debut of Graeme Hick, v West Indies at Headingley

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Kert, actor (Tony-West Side Story), dies of AIDS at 60
  • Stan Getz [Stanley Gayetski], American jazz tenor saxophonist (Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey), dies of liver cancer at 64
  • Sylvia Porter, economist/author (Money Book), dies at 77