(Monday, June 2, 1941, 10:10 p.m ET) — Lou Gehrig, baseball’s “Iron Horse,” died today at his home in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York, of a degenerative disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). He was 37.
(Friday, June 2, 1961, 1:15 p.m. local time) — U.S. President John F. Kennedy said today it is important that there be no miscalculation on either party at this weekend’s Vienna summit with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev during a news conference in Paris.
"The Obsolete Man" (part one)
(Friday, June 2, 1961, 10 p.m. ET) — In a future totalitarian society where books have been banned, librarian Romney Wordsworth (Burgess Meredith) is put on trial for the crime of being obsolete on tonight’s season two finale of The Twilight Zone. Continue reading Season 2 finale: ‘The Twilight Zone’
(Saturday, June 2, 2001) — Lady Marmalade, by Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mýa and Pink is the #1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for the first of five weeks (June 2/9/16/23/30, 2001).