On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1990

Historical Events

  • 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go & Go wins in 2:27.2

Baseball Record

Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with baseball's switch hit HRs in 10 games

French Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Monica Seles of Yugoslavia wins her first Grand Slam singles title; beats Steffi Graf 7-6, 6-4

Music History

Michael Jackson is hospitalized with inflamed rib cartilage, in California

Album Release

Red Hot Organization releases music album "Red Hot + Blue" featuring contemporary pop stars (including U2; Annie Lennox; Thompson Twins; Sinéad O'Connor; Tom Waits) performing songs of Cole Porter to raise awareness and money to fight AIDS/HIV


Famous Weddings

  • Kerry Kennedy (daughter of Robert) & Andrew Coumo (Mario's son) wed

Patrick Roy

NHL goaltender Patrick Roy (25) weds Michele Piuze at Saint-Sacrement Church in Quebec, Canada


1990 Highlights

About June 9, 1990

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini