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
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

Cedric PiolineCedric Pioline (53 years old)

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

  • Demetra Hampton, American actress (Valentina), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ice CubeIce Cube (53 years old)

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)
Born in 1969

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

About June 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Get Back - The Beatles With Billy Preston
  • UK #1 Song: The Ballad of John And Yoko - The Beatles