On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1969

Historical Events

  • BPAA All-Star Bowling Tournament won by Billy Hardwick

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Following his release from prison Ian Paisley, North Ireland Loyalist holds a 'victory' meeting

First Minister of Northern Ireland Ian Paisley
First Minister of Northern Ireland
Ian Paisley

Famous Birthdays

  • Amber [Marie-Claire Cremers], Dutch-born German singer-songwriter, born in Ubbergen, the Netherlands
  • Carla Overbeck, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • Renn Crichlow, canoeist (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Lana Turner marries for the 8th time to Ronald Dante

Actress Lana Turner
Lana Turner

1969 Highlights

About May 9, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus