On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Oh! Calcutta!" opens in NYC (almost entirely in the nude)

Famous Birthdays

  • Karen Nystrom, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic silver 1998), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Kevin Thornton, American vocalist (Color Me Badd-Want to Sex You Up)
  • Patric Kjellberg, hockey forward (Team Sweden Olympics 1998)
  • Paul Tergat, Kenyan long distance runner, born in Riwo, Baringo District, Kenya
1969 Highlights

About June 17, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini