On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1969

Historical Events

  • "The Ballad Of John & Yoko" by The Beatles hits #1 in UK; recording involved only John (guitars, vocals, percussion) and Paul (bass, drums, piano, backing voice)

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)

Peter Dinklage

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

  • Steven Drozd, American rock singer-songwriter, and drummer (The Flaming Lips - "Do You Realize??"), 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? 52 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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