9th of June, 1961

The 9th of June, 1961, fell on a Friday. Day 160 of 1961. Decade: 1960s.

58 years, 7 months and 15 days have passed since the 9th of June, 1961.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Michael J. Fox: Actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 9th of June, 1961:

  • United States: Running Scared - Roy Orbison
  • United Kingdom: Surrender - Elvis Presley

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 9th of June, 1961.

  • Henry Mancini - "Moon River"

    "Moon River" by Henry Mancini would go on to win a Grammy for 1961's Song of the Year.

  • John F. Kennedy.

    U.S. President John F. Kennedy was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1961.

  • West Side Story

    "West Side Story" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1961.

  • 1961 in movies.

    Movies released in 1961 included West Side Story, The Guns of Navarone, El Cid, The Absent-Minded Professor, The Parent Trap, La Dolce Vita, Lover Come Back, King of Kings, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Splendor in the Grass, Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Hustler.

  • 1961 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1961 were dominated by the likes of Elvis Presley, Bobby Lewis, Jimmy Dean, Ricky Nelson, The Marcels, Del Shannon, Bobby Vee, Ray Charles and Bert Kaempfert.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of June:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 58 years, 7 months and 15 days have passed since the 9th of June, 1961.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1961.
  • Leap Year: 1961 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 9th of June, 1961, will be 58 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 9th of June, 1961:

  • 31st of May, 1961: Football: Portuguese side Benfica win the European Cup after they defeat Barcelona 3-2 at the Wankdorf Stadium in Bern, Germany.
  • 16th of June, 1961: Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev requests asylum in France.
  • 8th of July, 1961: 108 people are killed by a mine explosion in Czechoslovakia.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 9th of June, 1961, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1961 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 9th of June, 1961 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 9th of June, 1961.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 9th of June, 1961 was probably conceived around the 30th of August, 1960. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 9th of June, 1961 is the 19th of March, 1962. (Rough Estimate).

9th of June

Events that have occurred on the 9th of June:

  • 9th of June, 1972: The Black Hills flood: 238 people are killed by floods in South Dakota.
  • 9th of June, 1980: Comedian Richard Pryor is badly burned while trying to freebase cocaine.
  • 9th of June, 1995: Cali Cartel leader Rodriguez Orejuela is arrested by the Colombian National Police.
  • 9th of June, 2019: The 2019 Hong Kong protests begin.
  • 9th of June, 1994: TLC singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes burns down NFL star Andre Rison's house.
  • 9th of June, 2000: The film Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) is released in movie theaters.
  • 9th of June, 2006: The 2006 FIFA World Cup starts in Germany.
  • 9th of June, 2006: The animated movie Cars (2006) is released.
  • 9th of June, 2015: The console version of the MMORPG "The Elder Scrolls Online" is released on the PlayStation 4 and the XBox One.
  • 9th of June, 2016: Hillary Clinton tweets "Delete your account." at Donald Trump.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 9th of June, 1961.

  • 21,413 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,850,086,800 seconds have passed since the 9th of June, 1961.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,158,434,600 times.
  • Since the 9th of June, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 954,644,788,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 308,347,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 159,107,465 steps. That's about 70,714 miles!
  • Since this date, 22,201,042 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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