(Monday, June 2, 1975) — Vice President Nelson Rockefeller said today that his commission’s five-month investigation of the Central Intelligence Agency had found incidents in which the CIA violated the law but no widespread pattern of illegal activity.
(Saturday, June 2, 1945) — “Sentimental Journey” by Les Brown and His Orchestra (vocal by Doris Day) was the #1 song on today’s Billboard Best Selling Retail Records chart for nine consecutive weeks (June 2/9/16/23/30, July 7/14/21/28, Aug. 4, 1945).
It was the second consecutive #1 hit for the Brown/Day team (the first being “My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time”) for a total of 19 consecutive weeks in the top spot.
(Friday, June 2, 1995, 3:03 p.m. CEST; during Operation Deny Flight, part of the NATO intervention in Bosnia) — A U.S. Air Force F-16C was shot down today by a Bosnian Serb surface-to-air missile while on a NATO air patrol in northern Bosnia; the pilot, Capt. Scott F. O’Grady, was rescued by U.S. Marines six days later.