What Happened on September 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Frente Obrero wins Dutch Antilles national elections

Famous Birthdays

  • Dweezil Zappa, rock guitarist/son of Frank/VJ (MTV), born in Hollywood, California
  • Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo, Brazilian footballer
  • Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer
  • Maurice Miller, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

Famous Deaths

  • Henk Bijvanck, composer, dies at 59
  • Josh White, American blues, folk and gospel musician, dies at 55
  • Mitchell Ayres, orchestra leader (Hollywood Palace), dies at 58