What Happened on October 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

3rd Country Music Association Award: Johnny Cash & Tammy Wynette wins

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette
  • Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated
  • Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
  • NY Met Ron Swoboda's spectacular diving catch of sinking liner with runners at 1st & 3rd in 9th, Mets win in 10th in World Series game
  • Oriole Earl Weaver becomes 1st manager ejected in a World Series
  • Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Cotton, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Oak Raiders, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Dominic West, British actor
  • Vítor Baía, Portuguese footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Rod[erique] La Rocque, US western actor (Mystery Woman), dies
  • Shermake, president of (Somalia), murdered