What Happened on June 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 22-year-old man sneaks into wheel pod of a jet parked in Havana & survives 9-hr flight to Spain despite thin oxygen levels at 29,000 ft
  • Beatles release "The Ballad Of John & Yoko" and "Old Brown Shoe" in the US
  • Nicky Hopkins quits rock & rolls, Jeff Beck Group

Famous Birthdays

  • Horatio Sanz, Chilean-born comedian
  • Regi Blinker, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Robert Perez, Bolivar Venezuela, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Tine Moberg-Parker, Canada Europe class sailor (Oly-96), born in Oslo, Norway