What Happened on August 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Black, American actor (High Fidelity, Kung Fu Panda), comedian and singer (Tenacious D), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jason Priestley, actor (Brandon-Beverly Hills 90210), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Mary McCartney, daughter of Beatle Paul and Linda McCartney

Person of interestPierre Turgeon

Pierre Turgeon, Canadian NHL center (NY Islanders, Montreal Canadiens), born in Rouyn, Quebec

NHL Star Pierre Turgeon
NHL Star
Pierre Turgeon
  • Sheryl Sandberg, American technology executive (COO Facebook) and author (Lean In), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Hennecke, American actor (The Strong Man, Murder by Television, Keystone Kops), dies at 74