What Happened on July 28, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Arquette, American transgender performer (Last Exit to Brooklyn), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Dana White, American Ultimate Fighting Championship President, born in Manchester, Connecticut
  • Garth Snow, American hockey goalie (Olympics 1994, Flyers), born in Wrentham Massachusetts
  • Jaimie Dawson, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Jarrod Hanks, American gymnast (Olympic-92, 96), born in Lafayette Louisiana
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Tittel, Austrian organist and composer, dies at 59
  • Frank Loesser, American songwriter and composer (Guys And Dolls; "Baby, It's Cold Outside"; The Most Happy Fella), dies at 59
  • Gabriel von Wayditch, Hungarian-American composer, dies at 80
  • Ramón Grau, Cuban politician, 6th and 10th President of Cuba, dies at 87
1969 Highlights

About July 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans
  • UK #1 Song: Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones