What Happened on June 9, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 50th National Spelling Bee: John Paola wins spelling cambist

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain celebrated with fireworks

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Birthdays

  • Amisha Patel, Indian actress
  • Peja Stojakovic, Serbian basketball player
  • Roopa Mishra, Indian civil servant
  • Zephnad Wattimury, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen

Famous Divorces

  • George & Patti Harrison divorce

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Merritt, cricketer (6 Tests of leg-spin for NZ, 12 wkts), dies
  • Hans Andreus, [Johan W van de Zant], Dutch poet, dies at 51