What Happened on June 9, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 107th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Avatar wins in 2:28.2
  • Fire in prison hospital kills 10 prisoners & 1 guard (Sanford Fla)
  • Tony Orlando & Dawn receives gold record for "He Don't Love You"
  • UK House of Commons is broadcast live by radio for first time

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Symonds, cricketer (Birmingham, brilliant Qld & Gloucs batsman)
  • Carolyne Lepage, 48 kg judoka (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jeff Saturday, American football player
  • Otto Addo, Ghanaian footballer
  • Paul Agostino, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

  • David Frederick Barlow, composer, dies at 48