On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Sugar, Sugar" single released by cartoon band The Archies (Billboard Song of the Year, 1969)
  • Beatles' "Get Back" single goes #1 and stays #1 for 5 weeks

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Rees-Mogg, British politician, Leader of the House of Commons (2019-), born in London, England
  • Martin McCague, England team cricketer (in Ulster AIS product, Eng quickie 1993-94), born in Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • Rich Robinson, American rock guitarist (Black Crowes - "Shake Your Money Maker"), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Mitzi Green [Elizabeth Keno], American child actress (Huckleberry Finn; Little Orphan Annie), dies from cancer at 48
1969 Highlights

About May 24, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini