What Happened on April 18, 1969

Historical Events

  • Greek actress and activist Melina Mercouri establishes Greek Aid Fund

Famous Birthdays

  • Keith DeCandido, American sci-fi author (Star Trek), born in NYC, New York
  • Sayako Kuroda, Japanese Imperial Shinto priestess and Supreme Priestess of the Ise Grand Shrine who gave up her imperial title for marriage, born in Chiyoda, Tokyo
  • Vladimir Tsyplakov, Belarusian NHL left wing (LA Kings, Belarus 1998), born in Inta, Soviet Union
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Piotr F. Scharoff, Russian-Italian actor & director (Chechov), dies at 82
1969 Highlights

About April 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 11 months and 10 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: Get Back - The Beatles with Billy Preston