What Happened on July 8, 2006

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 113th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Amélie Mauresmo beats J Henin-Hardenne (2-6 6-3 6-4)

Famous Weddings

  • "Good Day L.A." co-host Jillian Barberie (39) weds actor Grant Reynolds in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles
  • "The Surreal Life" actress Brigitte Nielsen (43) weds model Mattia Dessi (27) at the Radisson SAS Golden Sands Resort and Spa in Malta

Famous Deaths

  • June Allyson, American actress (b. 1917)
  • Peter Hawkins, British actor/voice actor (b. 1924)