On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1969

Historical Events

  • "The Ballad Of John & Yoko" by The Beatles hits #1 in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Johan Hansma, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Marknesse, Netherlands
  • Matt McGrath, American actor, born in New York City
  • Nancy Blogg, Swiss dancer (Josephine)

Person of interestPeter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage, American actor (Games of Thrones), born in Morristown, New Jersey

  • Steven Drozd, American drummer (The Flaming Lips), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • John L. Lewis, American labour leader, formed Congress of Industrial Organizations, dies at 89
1969 Highlights

About June 11, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini