What Happened on November 15, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st commercial ad on English TV: Birds-Eye Peas on ATV (Midland)
  • 1st Jackson Five record to enter top 100 (I Want You Back)

VietnamVietnam War Moratorium Demonstration

An estimated 2 million people take part in the Vietnam War Moratorium demonstration across the United States
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Janis Joplin, accused of vulgar & indicent language in Tampa, Florida

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin
  • Wendy's Hamburgers, American fast food restaurant chains founded by Dave Thomas opens in Columbus, Ohio

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Kelesi, Canadian tennis star
  • Peter Martin, cricketer (Lancashire & England pace bowler 1995)
  • Shane Mack, American politician

Famous Deaths

  • Ignacio Aldecoa, Spanish writer (Gran Sol, Caballo the Pica), dies at 44
  • Roy D'Arcy [Roy Giusti], American actor (Warning Shadows, Revolt of Zombies), dies at 75