What Happened on April 28, 1969

Historical Events

Academy of Country Music Awards

4th Academy of Country Music Awards: Glen Campbell and Cathie Taylor win

Historic Event

Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France

  • Rock band King Crimson with Robert Fripp, Greg Lake & Ian McDonald debuts

Famous Birthdays

  • Merlelynn Lange-Harris, Canadian basketball center (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Johannes Röntgen, Dutch composer, dies at 70
1969 Highlights

About April 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 4 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