On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Jimmy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 84 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke Theiss, American actress (Wendy-Just the 10 of Us, Good & Evil), born in California

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Edwards, American R&B singer-songwriter ("It's All In The Game"), dies from complications of cirrhosis of the liver at 47
1969 Highlights

About October 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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