What Happened on April 5, 1969

Historical Events

  • Massive anti-Vietnam War demonstrations occur in many U.S. cities

Famous Birthdays

  • Rochelle Walensky, American physician and medical researcher (Director of the CDC 2021-2023), born in Peabody, Massachusetts
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Ain-Ervin Mere, Estonian Nazi (b. 1903)
  • Gabriel M-E-R Chevallier, French author (La Peur), dies at 73
  • RĂ³mulo Gallegos, 48th President of Venezuela (1948), dies at 84
  • Shelby Storck, American television producer, dies at 52
1969 Highlights

About April 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dizzy - Tommy Roe
  • UK #1 Song: I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye