On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Melissa Gurney, California, tennis player (Virginia Slims of SD, 1986)
  • Sean Maye, 400m/800m runner
  • Sissel Kyrkjebø, Norwegian pop and operatic soprano singer, born in Bergen, Norway
  • Thabo Mngomeni, Cape Town, South African football player
  • Todd Lewis, 10k runner, born in Flint, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Frank King, American cartoonist (Gasoline Alley), dies at 86
  • Maria Delgado, entertainer, dies
  • Ted Hecht, actor (Time to Kill, Song of India, Gangster)
  • Willey Ley, US science writer, dies at 62
1969 Highlights

About June 24, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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