On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1969

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Midnight Cowboy" directed by John Schlesinger and starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1970)

  • Sudanese government is overthrown in a military coup

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAnne Heche

Anne Heche, American actress (Donnie Brasco, Juror, Volcano), born in Aurora, Ohio

Actress Anne Heche
Anne Heche
  • Matt Borlenghi, Italian-American actor (Brian Bodine-All My Children), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Stacy London, American stylist and fashion consultant, born in NYC, New York
1969 Highlights

About May 25, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini