On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Buck White" closes at George Abbott Theater NYC after 7 performances

Music concertMusic Concert

300,000 attend Altamont free concert in California, featuring The Rolling Stones. Marred by violence and four deaths.

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts
  • USSR performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Elmore Spencer, NBA center (Portland Trail Blazers), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Greg Knox, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Todd Black, American 800m runner, born in Kenton, Ohio
  • Wayne Smith - Motorcycle racer