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
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

Joseph P. KennedyJoseph P. Kennedy (1888-1969)

American businessman, diplomat and father of JFK, RFK and Teddy, dies 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? 53 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wedding Bell Blues - The 5th Dimension
  • UK #1 Song: Sugar Sugar - The Archies