On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1971

Historical Events

  • Abdul Zahir appointed premier of Afghanistan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney's album "Ram" goes gold

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • D'Marco Farr, American defensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in San Pablo, California
  • Gilles De Bilde, Belgian footballer, born in Zellik, Belgium
  • Rick Renstrom, American heavy metal guitarist, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Romano Sion, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90/FC Groningen), born in Paramaribo, Suriname

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Lloyd Jr, American actor, singer and son of famous silent film actor Harold Lloyd sr (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 40
1971 Highlights

About June 9, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini