On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1969

Historical Events

  • 16th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats Duke, 85-74

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Parker, actress (Miss Parker-The Pretender)

Famous Weddings

  • 12 year old Marcella Rosciglione becomes Italy's youngest bride in Palermo after Catholic Church gives special permission after she eloped

LoveWedding of Interest

CEO of McDonald's Ray Kroc (66) weds philanthropist Joan Mansfield (40)

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc

1969 Highlights

About March 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces