On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1969

Historical Events

  • 1st Elvis convention, 2500 fans attend in Cincinnati
  • NY Mets clinch NL East pennant
  • Ton Duc Thang elected president of North Vietnam
  • Trial of "Chicago 8" (protesters at Dem National Conv) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Greene, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Donald DeGrate, Jr., American music producer
  • Gene Hunt, R&B musician (Acid Man)
  • Goya Toledo, Spanish actress and model (Amores Perros), born in Arrecife, Spain
  • Lisa Matthews, American Playboy model (Apr, 1990, Playmate of the Year 1991), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Megan Ward, actress (Kimberly Sayers-Dark Skies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Shawn "Clown" Crahan, American musician (Slipknot)
1969 Highlights

About September 24, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra