What Happened on September 4, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Weddings

  • Television presenter Sally Meen (41) weds show business agent Russ Lindsay at Great Fosters Hotel in Egham, Surrey

Famous Deaths

  • Astrid Varnay, Swedish-born soprano (b. 1918)
  • Colin Thiele, Australian author and educator (b. 1920)
  • Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (b. 1942)
  • John Conte, American actor (The Man with the Golden Arm, Lost in a Harem, Mantovani), dies of natural causes at 90

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and TV personality (The Crocodile Hunter), attacked and killed by a stingray at 44

Naturalist and TV Star Steve Irwin
Naturalist and TV Star
Steve Irwin