On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1984

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Laserphonic Fantasy" premieres
  • 116th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Swale wins in 2:27.2
  • Cyndi Lauper gets her first US #1 hit with "Time After Time"
  • Donald Duck's 50th birthday celebrated at Disneyland

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert 6-3, 6-1; 2nd women in Open Era to hold all 4 Grand Slam titles at once

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Jurgen Hingsen of West Germany sets record for decathlon, 8,798 pts
  • NASA suffers a launch vehicle failure launching Intelsat 509
  • Polygram's Hanover Germany plant produces its 10 millionth CD

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Weird Al Yankovic gives a live performance at Starlight Amphitheater

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic

Famous Birthdays

  • Kaleth Morales, Colombian singer and songwriter (d. 2005)
  • Masoud Shojaei, Iranian footballer
  • Wesley Sneijder, Dutch footballer
  • Yulieski Gourriel, Cuban baseball player