What Happened on May 16th, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


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Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Students occupies Magden House Amsterdam
  • US nuclear sub Guitarro sinks off SF
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere
  • Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault

Famous Birthdays

  • David Boreanaz, American actor (Angel, Bones), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Marcel Schewe, cricketer (Holland wicket-keeper 1996 World Cup)
  • Steve Lewis, American athlete
  • Steven Earl Lewis, 4X100/400m runner (Olympic-gold-1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Tracey Gold, actress (Carol-Growing Pains, Incredible Sunday), born in NYC, New York
  • Tucker Carlson, American television commentator

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Jordan, cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44