On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1969

Historical Events

Film Premier

"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" directed by George Roy Hill and starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford premieres

  • 1st broadcast of "Marcus Welby MD" on ABC-TV

Music History

Northern Star and Illinois Univ newspaper start rumors that Paul McCartney is dead

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Cirillo, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Pasadena, California
  • Patrick Fiori [Patrick Jean-Fran├žois Chouchayan] French pop-rock singer-songwriter of Armenian descent, born in Marseille
  • Tapio Laukkanen, Finnish rally driver
1969 Highlights

About September 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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