On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1964

Historical Events

  • Lal Bahadur Shastri becomes Prime Minister of India after being selected by the ruling Congress Party after Jawaharlal Nehru passed away

Famous Birthdays

  • Gloria Reuben, Canadian actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress and singer
  • Wayman Tisdale, American NBA player (Phoenix Suns) and smooth jazz bassist, born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • [William Maxwell] Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Canadian British newspaper owner (Leatherhead), dies at 85
1964 Highlights

About June 9, 1964

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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