On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1958

Historical Events

  • "Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley hits #1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

HM Queen Elizabeth II officially opens London Gatwick Airport, (LGW), Crawley, West Sussex, United Kingdom.

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Michael Santini, Mass, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestRobert Donat

Robert Donat, actor (Citadel, Goodbye Mr Chips, 39 Steps), dies at 53

1958 Highlights

About June 9, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini