What Happened on August 16, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Music concertWoodstock Music and Art Fair

Second day of the Woodstock rock festival in NY

  • WATL TV channel 36 in Atlanta, GA begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Milder, American voice actor
  • Becky Delos Santos, playmate (April, 1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Ben Coates, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)
  • Carl Henkel, Torrance California, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Russ Bender, actor/writer (Air Patrol, Strangler), dies at 59