What Happened on August 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 30th Venice Film Festival opens
  • Audrey McElmory (US) wins World Cycling Championships, Brno Czechoslovakia
  • France's Une De Mai wins International Trot at Roosevelt Raceway Czechoslovakia (1st American to win cycling race title since 1912)

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Hope, American playmate (Jul, 1992), born in Austin, Texas
  • Clayton Holmes, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys), born in Florence, South Carolina
  • Jeremy Schaap, American sportswriter, born in New York City, New York
  • Keith Tyson, English artist, born in Ulverston, United Kingdom