On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1969

Historical Events

  • Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi assigned to the Tate and LaBianca murders, will eventually convict Charles Mason for orchestrating the killings

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmed Helmy, Egyptian actor (Aboud Ala El Hodoud), born in Banha, Egypt
  • Duncan Sheik, American singer-songwriter (Barely Breathing), born in Monclair, New Jersey
  • Lee Anne Ketcham, female pitcher (Silver Bullets), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Raghib Ismail, American NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Oakland Raiders), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • Sam Cassell, American NBA guard (NJ Nets, Houston Rockets), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJoseph P. Kennedy

Joseph P. Kennedy, father of JFK, RFK, TMK, dies in Hyannis Port, at 81

Patriarch of the Kennedy family Joseph P. Kennedy
Patriarch of the Kennedy family
Joseph P. Kennedy
  • Leon Jongen, Belgian composer, dies at 85
  • Ted Heath, British musician and bandleader (b. 1902)
1969 Highlights

About November 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio