On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 2009

Famous Deaths

  • John Hughes, American film director (Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • Willibrordus S. Rendra, Indonesian poet (Ballad orang-orang tertjina), dies at 73
  • Willy DeVille, American singer (Mink DeVille), dies of pancreatic cancer at 58
2009 Highlights

About August 6, 2009

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 11 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo