On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Hee Haw" with Roy Clark & Buck Owens premieres on CBS TV
  • Mets help their power needs by adding 1st baseman Donn Clendenon
  • The Campaign for Social Justice publish a second edition of 'Northern Ireland The Plain Truth' which set out the allegations of discrimination against Catholics by Unionists in the region
  • US Open Golf, Champions GC: Orville Moody wins only major title by 1 stroke from Al Geiberger, Bob Rosberg & Dean Beman

Famous Birthdays

Cedric Pioline

Cedric Pioline, French tennis player (runner-up US Open 1993, Wimbledon 1997), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Ice Cube

Ice Cube [O'Shea Jackson], American rapper and actor (Boyz in the Hood, Anaconda), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Idalis DeLeĆ³n, American singer (Seduction - "Two To Make It Right"), actress (Six Feet Under), and television host (MTV; Extra), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Oliver Kahn, German footballer
  • Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)

Famous Weddings

  • British-American romance novelist, Jackie Collins (31) weds 2nd husband, American theatrical producer Oscar Lerman (49), at the home of her sister Joan
1969 Highlights

About June 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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