What Happened on June 20th, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


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150,000 attend Newport '69, Jimi Hendrix gets $120,000 to appear

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix

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Georges Pompidou sworn in as President of France

French President Georges Pompidou
French President
Georges Pompidou
  • White Rhodesia agrees to race separation

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Dixon, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Malivai Washington, Glenn Cove NY, tennis star (Olympics-96)