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

Joseph P. Kennedy

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

  • Léon Jongen, Belgian organist, composer, and academic, dies at 85
  • Ted Heath, British jazz trombonist, composer, and big bandleader, dies at 67
1969 Highlights

About November 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio