What Happened on July 15, 1969

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Red Lee May hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader

Famous Birthdays

  • John Crotty, American NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trailblazers), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Johnny Scott, American CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions), born in Austin, Texas
  • Peter Ciavaglia, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Albany, New York
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Van Eyck [Götz von Eick], German actor (The Longest Day; The Wages of Fear), dies after long illness at 56
1969 Highlights

About July 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans
  • UK #1 Song: Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman