What Happened on February 24th, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 26th Golden Globes: The Lion in Winter, Peter O'Toole, & Joanne Woodward win
  • Mariner 6 launched for Mars flyby to study planet's atmosphere
  • Northern Ireland Stormont parliament elections are held; the Unionist party fragments into 'Official Unionist' and 'Unofficial Unionist'

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth Green, actor (Penrod), dies of heart attack at 61