On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Melissa Gurney, California, tennis player (Virginia Slims of SD, 1986)
  • Sean Maye, 400m/800m runner
  • Sissel Kyrkjebø, Norwegian singer
  • 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