On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"The Wild Bunch", directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring William Holden and Ernest Borgnine, is released

  • A report published by the International Commission of Jurists on the British government's policy in Northern Ireland is critical of both the British government and the Northern Ireland government

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Largen, American author
  • Fernando Valenzula, jockey
  • Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts)
  • Pål Pot Pamparius, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)
  • Vito LoGrasso, American professional wrestler