News & Events ~ June 1974

U.S. Statistics

President: Richard M. Nixon
Vice President: Gerald R. Ford
Population: 213,853,928
Life expectancy: 72.0 years
Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 48.5
Property Crime Rate (per 1,000): 43.9



Jun 1st - "My Girl Bill" by Jim Stafford hits #12
Jun 1st - Bundy victim Brenda Ball disappears from Burien, Wash
Jun 1st - Chemical plant explodes in Flixborough Lincs kills 29 in UK
Jun 1st - The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the journal Emergency Medicine.
Jun 2nd - Judy Rankin wins LPGA Baltimore Golf Classic
Jun 2nd - Mali adopts constitution
Jun 2nd - Malta's constitution goes into effect
Jun 3rd - Yitzhak Rabin forms a new Israeli government
Jun 4th - NFL grants franchise to Seattle Seahawks
Jun 4th - Never repeated 10 cent Beer Night at Cleveland, unruly fans stumble onto field & cause Indians to forfeit the game to Rangers with score tied 5-5 in 9th
Jun 5th - A's Reggie Jackson & Bill North engage in clubhouse fight at Detroit
Jun 6th - 47th National Spelling Bee: Julie Ann Junkin wins spelling hydrophyte
Jun 6th - A new Instrument of Government is promulgated making Sweden a parliamentary monarchy.
Jun 7th - Padres draft Brown University shortstop Bill Almon #1
Jun 8th - 106th Belmont: Miguel Rivera aboard Little Current wins in 2:29.2
Jun 8th - Keyboardist Rick Wakeman quits rock group "Yes"
Jun 8th - US & Saudi Arabia sign military-economic contract
Jun 9th - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Desert Inn Golf Classic
Jun 9th - Supergroup Blind Faith's (Clapton, Windwood, Baker) 1st concert
Jun 10th - Mike Schmidt hits a ball off public address speaker on Astrodome roof
Jun 10th - Rumor's govt in Italy resigns
Jun 10th - Brandon Ramirez, noted visionary and graphics designer born in TJ, Mexico. Known as the father of Rambo the next generation.
Jun 11th - Bundy victim Georgann Hawkins disappears from UW, Seattle, Wash
Jun 11th - Mel Stottlemyre's AL record 272nd consecutive start, without relief
Jun 13th - Henry Aaron addresses House of Representatives
Jun 14th - Angels' Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 Red Sox in 12 innings
Jun 15th - "Streak" by Ray Stevens hit #1 on UK pop chart
Jun 16th - 74th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 287 at Winged Foot GC NY
Jun 16th - Homer Simpson & Marge Bouvier wed
Jun 16th - Sandra Haynie wins Lawson's LPGA Golf Open
Jun 18th - Gaston Thorn forms Luxembourg govt
Jun 19th - KC Royal Steve Busby 2nd no-hitter beats Milwaukee Brewers, 2-0

Jun 19th - Hamilton High School West, Class of 1974 graduates!