What Happened on November 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st commercial ad on English TV: Birds-Eye Peas on ATV (Midland)
  • 1st Jackson Five record to enter top 100 (I Want You Back)
  • 250,000 peacefully demonstrate in Washington D.C. against Vietnam War

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Janis Joplin, accused of vulgar & indicent language in Tampa, Fla

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin
  • Wendy's Hamburgers opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Kelesi, Canada, tennis star
  • Peter Martin, cricketer (Lancashire & England pace bowler 1995)
  • Shane Mack, American politician

Famous Deaths

  • Roy D'Arcy, actor (Lovers, Actress), dies at 75