What Happened on August 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 110,000 attend Atlantic City Pop Festival
  • 36th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Jets 26, All-Stars 24 (74,208)
  • Mariner 6 sends close-up photos of Mars

Famous Birthdays

  • David Wain, American actor
  • Graham Thorpe, cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993)
  • Kevin Jarvis, Lexington KY, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)