June 8th: What is special about this date?

June 8th marks the 159th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 160th in case of leap years). There are 206 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on June 8th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to June 8th and what happened on June 8th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about June 8th.


June 8th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On June 8th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Mamoru Miyano
    Mamoru Miyano (1983)

    Mamoru Miyano is a popular Japanese voice actor known for his roles in anime series such as 'Death Note', 'Free!', and 'Ouran High School...

  • Julianna Margulies
    Julianna Margulies (1966)

    Julianna Margulies is an American actress known for her roles in popular television series such as 'ER' and 'The Good Wife'.

  • Dimple Kapadia
    Dimple Kapadia (1957)

    Dimple kapadia is an indian actress known for her work in bollywood films, including her debut in the acclaimed film 'bobby'.

  • Shilpa Shetty
    Shilpa Shetty (1975)

    Shilpa shetty is an indian actress known for her work in hindi films and for winning the british reality television series celebrity big...

  • Joan Rivers
    Joan Rivers (1933)

    American comedian, considered by many to be one of the most funny women on the planet.

  • Nancy Sinatra
    Nancy Sinatra (1940)

    American singer and author, she is the eldest child of frank sinatra, her famous crooner father, and nancy sinatra, his wife.

  • Marguerite Yourcenar
    Marguerite Yourcenar (1903)

    Belgian writer and classical scholar, she was also the first woman to join l' academie francaise.

  • Lauren Gottlieb
    Lauren Gottlieb (1988)

    Lauren gottlieb is a professional dancer known for her appearances on the reality tv show 'so you think you can dance' and her roles in...

  • Torrey DeVitto
    Torrey DeVitto (1984)

    Torrey devitto is an american actress known for her roles in popular tv shows such as pretty little liars and chicago med.

  • Maria Menounos
    Maria Menounos (1978)

    American television personality, entertainment tonight correspondent, got her start in journalism as a reporter at channel one news.

  • See more celebrities born on June 8th

How to check someone's birthday?

If you’re looking for a person's birth date, have a look at our Birthday Search Guide


June 8th: who died on this date?

On June 8th the following celebrities died:

  • Eunice Gayson
    Eunice Gayson (2018)

    Eunice Gayson was an English actress known for being the first Bond girl in the James Bond films.

  • Bertice Reading
    Bertice Reading (1991)

    Dutch actress moon in the gutter.

  • Andrew Jackson (1845)

    7th President of the United States known for his role in the Battle of New Orleans and the Indian Removal Act.

  • Anthony Bourdain (2018)

    Renowned chef, author, and television personality who hosted the travel and food shows 'Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations' and 'Parts...

  • Cloria Bourdain (2018)

    Cloria Bourdain was an American journalist, author, and television personality who was known for her work in food and travel journalism.

  • Donaldson Baxter (2013)

    Contributed significantly to the field of condensed matter physics.

  • Bubber Miley (1966)

    Legendary baseball pitcher known for his exceptional curveball.

  • Daysie Bray (1994)

    Renowned biologist known for her work on plant genetics.

  • See all famous people who died on June 8th


June 8th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On June 8th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Gemini according to the Western Zodiac.

Gemini zodiac sign

June 8th: what is special about the Gemini sign?

The Gemini sign encompasses people born between May 21st and June 20th.

You can discover Gemini's personality traits and attitude and Gemini's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Gemini born in June discover why June born are so special.


June 8th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on June 8th in history:

  • Jun 8, 1900: Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure of 6 Napoleons (BG)
  • Jun 8, 1911: Belgium government of Schollaert falls
  • Jun 8, 1915: William Jennings Bryan quits as Secretary of State.
  • Jun 8, 1942: Bing Cosby records Silent Night
  • Jun 8, 1944: 1st SS-Pantser corps counter attacks at Normandy
  • Jun 8, 1950: Boston Red Sox beat St. Louis Browns 29-4
  • Jun 8, 1959: First official "missile mail" lands (Jacksonville, Florida, USA).
  • Jun 8, 1988: Nippon Airways announces that painting eyeballs on Jets cut bird collisions by 20%
  • Jun 8, 1993: Premier Marc Bazin of Haiti resigns
  • Jun 8, 2004: Over the next two-days, the 30th G8 summit will be held on Sea Island in Georgia, USA.
  • Jun 8, 2010: In Iraq, at least 11 people are killed and many others are injured in several fatal incidents, including several civilians and a Sunni imam.
  • Jun 8, 2011: Libyan civil war

What day of the year is June 8th?

June 8th marks the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 160th in case of leap years).

There are 206 days remaining until the end of the year.

June 8th is the 8th day of the month of June.