On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

"Johnny Cash Show" debuts on ABC-TV

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • 101st Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Arts & Letters wins in 2:28.8

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash combine on a Grand Ole Opry TV special

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash
  • French Open Women's Tennis: Margaret Court beats Ann Haydon-Jones of England 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 for her 3rd French singles title

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Supergroup Blind Faith's debut performance in Hyde Park, London, featuring Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Steve Baler and Rick Grech

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
  • Tommy James and the Shondells release "Crystal Blue Persuasion"
  • Washington Senators draft Jeff Burroughs #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Rhodes, American actress
  • Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • Mark Sohn, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois