On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • James Darren [Ercolani], American actor (TJ Hooker; Gidget movies -"Moondoggie"; Diamond Head; Venus in Furs), singer ("Goodbye Cruel World"), and director, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Kenneth G. Wilson, American physicist (Nobel Prize in Physics, 1982), born in Waltham, Massachusetts (d. 2013)
1936 Highlights

About June 8, 1936

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini