What Happened on March 15, 1969

Historical Events

  • US Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas resigns
  • Violent Chinese-Russian border dispute leaves 100s dead

Famous Birthdays

  • Gianluca Festa, Italian footballer
  • Kim Raver, American actress
  • Louis Riddick, American NFL safety (Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons) and broadcaster (ESPN MNF), born in Quakertown, Pennsylvania
  • Rona Ambrose, Canadian politician
  • Timo Kotipelto, Finnish musician
  • Yutaka Take, Japanese jockey

Famous Weddings

Judy Garland

American singer and actress Judy Garland (46) weds American nightclub manager Mickey Deans, at Chelsea Register Office, London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Miles Malleson, British stage and screen actor, and writer (Kind Hearts and Coronets; Postman's Knock), dies at 80
1969 Highlights

About March 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dizzy - Tommy Roe
  • UK #1 Song: Where Do You Go To My Lovely - Peter Sarstedt