On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1969

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • David Goldsmith, actor (Eric-Models Inc), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Gabrielle [Bobb], British pop singer and songwriter ("Dreams"; "Rise"), born in Hackney, London
  • Matthew Libatique, American cinematographer

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Jo Kopechne, American political campaign specialist and Ted Kennedy's car passenger, drowns at 28
  • Pavel I Apostolov, Russian military bandmaster, dies
1969 Highlights

About July 19, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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