On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Lacroix, NHL left wing (NY Rangers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • John Fina, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • Rami Jaffee, American rock keyboardist (The Foo Fighters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Soraya [Lamilla], Colombian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, arranger and record producer ("Amor En Tus Ojos / Love In Your Eyes"'; "Casi"), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Terrence Howard, American actor (Mr. Holland's Opus; Hustle & Flow; Empire), and singer-songwriter ("Shine Through It"; "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp"), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • John Wyndham, American sci-fi author (Chrysalids), dies at 65
1969 Highlights

About March 11, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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