What Happened on June 9, 1996

Historical Events

  • French Open Men's Tennis: Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia wins his first Grand Slam title; beats Germany's Michael Stich 7-6, 7-5, 7-6

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Schierbeek, Dutch writer and poet (Cross Roads), dies at 77
  • Edward Morris Bernstein, American economist (US negotiator at Bretton Woods conference and establishment of IMF), dies at 91
  • Robert Kidd, marine geoscientist, dies at 48
  • Walter Pardon, British folk singer and carpenter, dies at 81
1996 Highlights

About June 9, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  • UK #1 Song: Killing Me Softly - Fugees