On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1969

Historical Events

  • Simon & Garfunkel releases "Boxer"
  • Wales beats England, 30-9 at the National Stadium, Cardiff to clinch their 16th Five Nations Rugby Championship and 11th Triple Crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Jackson, American NFL wide receiver (NFL receiving TD leader 1996; Baltimore Ravens), born in Tangipahoa, Louisiana (d. 2017)
1969 Highlights

About April 12, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In - The 5th Dimension
  • UK #1 Song: Israelites - Desmond Dekker & The Aces