What Happened on June 8, 2013

Historical Events

  • 145th Belmont: Mike Smith aboard Palace Malice wins in 2:30.70

French Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins her second French title; beats defending champion Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-4, 6-4

  • NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Blackhawks beat Los Angeles Kings, 4 games to 1

Famous Weddings

  • Celebrity chef Curtis Stone (37) weds actress Lindsay Price (36) at a private villa in Mallorca, Spain
  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden (30) weds banker Christopher O'Neill at The Royal Palace Church in Stockholm, Sweden
  • TV personality Kristin Cavallari (26) weds Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (30) in Nashville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • John Boyd [Boyd Bradfield Upchurch], American sci-fi author (The Last Starship from Earth), dies at 93
  • Paul Cellucci, American politician, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 65
2013 Highlights

About June 8, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
  • UK #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke/Ti/Pharrell