On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Sugar, Sugar" single released by The Archies (Billboard Song of the Year 1969)
  • Beatles' "Get Back" single goes #1 & 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 rocker (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