What Happened on July 6, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Forrest Gump", directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, and Gary Sinise, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1995)

Actor Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
Actress Robin Wright
Robin Wright
  • Irina Privalova runs 100m European Record (10.77)
  • Lerou Burrell runs world record 100m (9.85)
  • Shreveport Pirates lose first Canadian Football League game 40-10 vs Ottawa, folded 1995

Famous Birthdays

  • Rebecca Rosso and Camilla Rosso, British actresses

Famous Deaths

  • Cameron Mitchell, American actor (The High Chaparral), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Geoffrey McQueen, TV writer, dies at 46