June 7, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 69th Men's French Open: Jan Kodes beats Zeljko Franulovic (6-2, 6-4, 6-0)
  • 69th Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Helga Niessen Masthoff (6-2, 6-4)
  • Jockey Willie Shoemaker passes Johnny Longden with his 6,033 win
  • Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andrei Kovalenko, Gorky Russia, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton)
  • Cafu, Brazilian football player
  • Chad Fann, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals, SF 49ers)
  • Mike Modano, NHL forward (Team USA, Dallas Stars), born in Livonia, Michigan