What Happened on August 16, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • First performance of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Auditorium Theater, Chicago)

Music concertWoodstock Music and Art Fair

Second day of the Woodstock rock festival in NY

  • V.V. Giri is elected the fourth President of India
  • WATL TV channel 36 in Atlanta, GA begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Milder, American voice actor
  • Becky Delos Santos, playmate (April, 1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Ben Coates, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)
  • Carl Henkel, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California

Famous Deaths

  • Russell "Russ" Bender, American actor and writer (Amazing Colossal Man, Space Monster, It Conquered the World), dies at 59