On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 2010

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 56th British Academy Television Awards: "The Armstrong and Miller Show" Best Comedy, "Misfits" Best Drama

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal wins 5th French title; defeats Robin Söderling of Sweden 6-4, 6-2, 6-4

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal

Famous Divorces

  • Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford (40) divorces German entrepreneur Daniel Giersch (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 2 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Ladislav Smoljak, Czech director, actor and screenwriter (An Uncertain Season), dies of cancer at 78
  • Marvin Isley, American Musician The Isley Brothers (b. 1953)