On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Devon McDonald, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Ricardo McDonald, American NFL linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Roxana Zal, American actress, born in Malibu, California

Famous Deaths

  • Dave O'Brien [Fronabarger], American actor and writer (Reefer Madness, Kiss Me Kate, 1st Aid), dies from a heart attack at 57
  • Kam Tong, Chinese American actor (Have Gun Will Travel, Across the Pacific, Flower Drum Song), dies at 62
  • Vesto Slipher, American astronomer who provided the first evidence to support the expanding-universe theory, dies at 93
1969 Highlights

About November 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio