On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1969

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

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

Actor and Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor and Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
Outlaw Butch Cassidy
Butch Cassidy
Actor Robert Redford
Robert Redford
  • 1st broadcast of "Marcus Welby MD" on ABC-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

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? 51 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra