What Happened on August 6, 2009

Famous Deaths

  • Bahadır Akkuzu, Turkish rock guitarist and singer (Kurtalan Ekspres), dies of a heart attack at 54
  • John Hughes, American film director (Breakfast Club; Ferris Bueller's Day Off), 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; The Princess Bride - "Stroybook Love"), dies of pancreatic cancer at 58
2009 Highlights

About August 6, 2009

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 13 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas
  • UK #1 Song: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas