What Happened on June 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

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


Person of interestCedric Pioline

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

Tennis Player Cedric Pioline
Tennis Player
Cedric Pioline

Person of interestIce Cube

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

Rapper Ice Cube
Rapper
Ice Cube
  • Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Maurice Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan batsman & 1996 World Cup captain)
  • Oliver Kahn, German footballer
  • Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)