What Happened on April 24, 1969

Historical Events

  • Car firm British Leyland launch the Austin Maxi in Oporto Portugal
  • Lebanese army in battle with Palestinians
  • Loyalist members of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) and the Ulster Protestant Volunteers (UPV) explode a bomb at a water pipeline between Lough Neagh and Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Marshall Lin Biao named Mao's designated successor as the sole Vice Chairman of the Communist Party of China

Music History

Paul McCartney says there is no truth to rumors he is dead

  • US B-52's drop 3,000 ton bombs at Cambodian boundary
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Elias Atmatsidis, Greek football goalkeeper, born in Kozani, Greece
  • Melinda Clarke, American actress (Days of Our Lives), born in Dana Point, California
  • Viveca Paulin, Swedish actress, born in Askim, Sweden
Born in 1969

About April 24, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In - The 5th Dimension
  • UK #1 Song: Get Back - The Beatles with Billy Preston