What Happened on May 10, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Apollo 10 transmit 1st color pictures of Earth from space
  • In an interview with the 'Belfast Telegraph' former Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill states: "if you give Roman Catholics a good job and a good house, they will live like Protestants, ... They will refuse to have 18 children"
  • Turtles play White House, Mark Volman falls off stage 5 times
  • US troops begin attack on Hill 937 ("Hamburger Hill"), Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Whitley, NFL center (Panthers, Packers, Raiders)
  • Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
  • John Scalzi, American writer
  • Judson Mills, Purcellville Va, actor (Hutch-As The World Turns)
  • Martin Driever, WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire)
  • Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas