What Happened on June 4, 2008

Historical Events


British TV presenter Michael Parkinson is knighted by Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace

  • Stanley Cup Final, Civic Center, Pittsburgh, PA: Detroit Red Wings defeat Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2 for a 4-2 series win; Red Wings' 11th Championship

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Finegan, American pianist and big band arranger (Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey), composer and bandleader (Sauter-Finegan Orchestra), dies of pneumonia at 91
  • Nikos Sergianopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1952)

About June 4, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lollipop - Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major
  • UK #1 Song: Take A Bow - Rihanna