On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1986

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic City News Awards

20th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers & Loretta Lynn win

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn
  • Dow Jones-index hits record 45.71 points

Event of interestEvent of Interest

In a clash of future Baseball Hall of Fame starting pitchers California Angel Don Sutton (298 wins) beats Tom Seaver of the Chicago WS (306 wins), 3-0 at Comiskey Park

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver
  • Rogers Comm report on Challenger disaster blames Morton Thiokol

Famous Birthdays

  • Adamo Ruggiero, Canadian actor (Degrassi: The Next Generation), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Kary Ng, Hong Kong pop singer (Cookies), and actress, born in British Hong Kong
1986 Highlights

About June 9, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini