What Happened on January 3, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon's "2 Virgins" album declared pornographic in NJ

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Rep Adam Clayton Powell Jr seated by Congress

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt LaBounty, defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Michael Schumacher, German Formula 1 racing driver and seven time world champion, born in Hürth, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Nikki Nelson, Topaz Lake Nev, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • Steve Poapst, Cornwall, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)

Famous Deaths

  • Howard McNear, American actor (The Andy Griffith Show,Irma La Douce), dies after long illness at 63
  • Jean Focas, Greco-French astronomer (b. 1909)