On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1969

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, born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Jay Leeuwenburg, American NFL guard/center (Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Pål Pot Pamparius, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)
  • Vito LoGrasso, American professional wrestler
1969 Highlights

About June 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini