What Happened on June 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"Johnny Cash Show" debuts on ABC-TV

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 101st Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Arts & Letters wins in 2:28.8

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash combine on a Grand Ole Opry TV special

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • Tommy James & Shondells release "Crystal Blue Persuasion"
  • Wash Senators draft Jeff Burroughs #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Rhodes, American actress
  • Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Oly-silver-92, 96)
  • Mark Sohn, Arlington Heights Ill, gymnast (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Gorcey, actor (Bowery Boys), dies at 53