What Happened on June 6, 1969

Historical Events

Joe Namath Resigns

Joe Namath resigns from NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, said he must sell his stake in a bar

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Lee Mitchell, American heavy metal artist (Southgang), born in Miles, Michigan
  • Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Sunil Joshi, Indian cricket all-rounder (15 Tests, 41 wickets, 1 x 50; Karnataka, Royal Challengers Bangalore), born in Gadag, India
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

Miles Dempsey (1896-1969)

British WWII general (XIII Corps, Second Army), dies of cancer at 72

1969 Highlights

About June 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Get Back - The Beatles With Billy Preston
  • UK #1 Song: The Ballad of John And Yoko - The Beatles