What Happened on July 7, 1969

Historical Events

  • Canada's House of Commons approves equality of French-English language
  • German newspaper Der Spiegel reveals Bishop Defregger of Munich is a war criminal

Famous Birthdays

  • Cree Summer, American actress (Freddie-Different World), born in Los Angeles, California

Joe Sakic (54 years old)

Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Colorado Avalanche, Canada 1998-2002) and executive (GM Colorado Avalanche), born in Burnaby, British Columbia

  • Nathalie Simard, French Canadian singer, born in Île d'Orléans, Canada
  • Robin Weigert, American actress, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sylke Otto, German luger, born in Chemnitz, Germany
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Erskine Sanford, American actor (Citizen Kane, Angel on My Shoulder), dies at 83
  • Gladys Swarthout, American mezzo-soprano (La Gioconda), dies of heart disease at 68

About July 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 20 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