What Happened on June 21, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st reported hearing of pirate radio WGHP (With God's Help Peace)
  • Dmitri Shostakovitch's 14th Symphony, premieres in Moscow
  • John Pennel pole vaults world record (5.45 m)
  • Zager & Evans release "In the Year 2525"

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Perez, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Donovan Osborne, Roseville CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Gabriella Paruzzi, Italian skier

Famous Deaths

  • Maureen "Little Mo" Connolly, 1st woman grand slam (1953), dies at 34