What Happened on June 24, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Sean Maye, American 400m/800m runner
  • Sissel Kyrkjebø, Norwegian pop and operatic soprano singer, born in Bergen, Norway
  • Thabo Mngomeni, South African football player, born in Cape Town, South Africa
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Frank King, American cartoonist (Gasoline Alley), dies at 86
  • Ted Hecht, American actor (Time to Kill, Song of India, Gangster), dies at 61
  • Willey Ley, American science writer, dies at 62
1969 Highlights

About June 24, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet - Henry Mancini And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: The Ballad of John And Yoko - The Beatles