On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1969

Historical Events

  • 19th Berlin International Film Festival: "Early Works" wins the Golden Bear
  • American Pancho Gonz├ílez (41) beats Puerto Rican Charlie Pasarell (25) in 5 hour and 12 minute, 112-game marathon at Wimbledon

Famous Birthdays

  • Alina Ivanova, Russian race walker (indoor 3K world record), born in Kildishevo, Yadrinsky District, Russia
  • Armand Benneker, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Tongeren, Belgium
  • Jurgen Streppel, Dutch soccer player (Telstar/RKC), born in Voorst, Netherlands
  • Matt Gallant, American television host (The Planet's Funniest Animals), born in Syracuse, New York
1969 Highlights

About June 25, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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