What Happened on June 9, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • General Efrain Rios Montt declares himself president of Guatemala
  • Israel wipes out Syrian SAM missiles in Bekaa Valley

Famous Birthdays

  • Amber Yoder, Miss Indiana Teen USA (1997)
  • Andrew Walker, Canadian actor
  • Christina Stürmer, Austrian singer

Famous Deaths

  • Guillaume Jorissen, Flemish politician, dies at 60
  • Hank Ladd, TV host (Arrow Show, Waiting for the Break), dies at 74