On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1999

Famous Divorces

Rupert Murdoch

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch (68) divorces journalist Anna Torv (55) after 31 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • James "Rosy" McHargue, American jazz clarinetist, and vocalist (Ted Weems Orchestra; The Wolverines), dies at 97
1999 Highlights

About June 8, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini