On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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 & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & 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, French singer
  • Tapio Laukkanen, Finnish rally driver