On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1958

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

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

Famous Deaths

Robert Donat

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

1958 Highlights

About June 9, 1958

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini