On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in June 1960

  • Jun 1 Vladimir Krutov, Russian ice hockey forward (Canada Cup 1981; Olympic gold 1984, 88; World C'ship gold 1981, 82, 83, 86, 89; Vancouver Canucks 1989-90), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2012)
  • Jun 1 Elena Mukhina, Russian gymnast (3 x World C'ship gold 1978; 2 x World Cup gold 1977), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2006)
  • Jun 2 Kyle Petty, American racing car driver
  • Jun 3 Barry Lyons, baseball player
  • Jun 3 Carl Rackemann, cricketer (Queensland & Australian quickie)
  • Jun 3 Steve Lyons, baseball player
  • Jun 12 Mark Calcavecchia, American golfer (British Open 1989; 13 PGA Tour titles), born in Laurel, Nebraska
  • Jun 14 Tonie Campbell, 100m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 19 Johnny Lee Gray, Jr, American 800m runner (Olympic 7th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 19 Patti Rizzo, American golfer (4 LPGA Tour wins), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • Jun 20 Donna Mayhew, Taylor Penn, javelin thrower
  • Jun 24 Juli Inkster, American golfer (7 LPGA major titles; US Open 1999, 2002), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • Jun 24 Nate Carr, freestyle wrestler (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Erie Pennsylvania
  • Jun 25 Craig Johnston, Australian soccer midfielder (Liverpool 271 games; 5 League titles and FA Cup 1986), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Jun 26 Jumpy Geathers, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Georgetown, South Carolina

Person of interestJohn Elway

Jun 28 John Elway, American NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32/33), born in Port Angeles, Washington

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway
  • Jun 29 Sergei Kopylov, Soviet cyclist (Olympic gold 1980), born in Tula, Soviet Union
  • Jun 30 Randy Ladouceur, Canadian NHL defenseman and coach (Detroit Red Wings, Hartford Whalers, Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Brockville, Ontario, Canada

About June 1960

How Old? 60 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)