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)
Born in 1977

Famous Divorces

  • George & Patti Harrison divorce

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Merritt, New Zealand cricket spin bowler (6 Tests, 12 wickets; Canterbury, Northamstonshire CCC), dies at 68
  • Hans Andreus [Johan W van de Zant], Dutch poet, dies at 51

About June 9, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm Your Boogie Man - KC And The Sunshine Band
  • UK #1 Song: I Don't Want To Talk About It/First Cut Is The Deepest - Rod Stewart