On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1977

Historical Events

  • 50th National Spelling Bee: John Paola wins spelling cambist

Notable Fireworks

Silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain celebrated with fireworks

Famous Birthdays

  • Amisha Patel, Indian actress
  • Peja Stojakovic, Serbian basketball player
  • Roopa Mishra, Indian civil servant
  • Zephnad Wattimury, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)

Famous Divorces

  • George & Patti Harrison divorce

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Merritt, cricketer (6 Tests of leg-spin for NZ, 12 wkts), dies
  • Hans Andreus [Johan W van de Zant], Dutch poet, dies at 51
1977 Highlights

About June 9, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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