Hans Remembers- News Headlines from Wednesday July 2, 1969.
- Barbra Streisand would be on hand to open the newest and biggest casino and resort in Las Vegas- The International Hotel. The hotel had 1510 rooms and 30 stories. It would change names over the years and 1981-90 it was the largest hotel in the world. Today it is known as Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino.It now has 2956 rooms.
- Today was a day of changes to The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Bassist Noel Redding and Drummer Mitch Mitchell both quit the band at the conclusion of the Denver Pop Festival.
- Born on this date American Latin music singer Jenni Rivera in Long Beach, California. Rivera would be killed in a plane crash in Mexico in 2012