What Happened on August 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Smits, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Keith Cash, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders)
  • Ludovit Tatos, Lynnwood Wash, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • Travis Brown, Durango Colo, cyclist (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Kosma, composer, dies at 63
  • Russ Morgan, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 65