What Happened on June 9, 1981

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Anoushka Shankar, Famous sitarist and daughter of Ravi Shankar

Person of interestNatalie Portman

Natalie Portman [Neta-Lee Hershlag], Israeli-American actress (V for Vendetta, Black Swan, Star Wars), born in Jerusalem, Israel

  • Vic Zhou, JVKV band member, Taiwanese actor, singer and model.

Famous Deaths

  • Allen Ludden [Ellsworth], American TV personality and gameshow host (Password), husband of Betty White, dies of stomach cancer at 63
  • Russell "Lucky" Hayden [Pate Lucid], American actor (Judge Roy Bean, Three Men from Texas), dies from pneumonia at 68