What Happened on August 18, 1969

Historical Events

Music History

Mick Jagger accidentally shot while filming "Ned Kelly"; he survives

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Slater, American actor (Robin Hood, Untamed Heart, Heathers), born in New York City, New York
  • Edward Norton, American actor (American History X), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Everlast [Erik Francis Schrody], American musician (House Of Pain), born in Valley Stream, New York
  • Isaac Austin, American basketball center (Miami Heat), born in Gridley, California
  • Masta Killa [Elgin Turner], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Laci Boldemann, Swedish composer, dies at 48
  • Mildred Davis, actress (Haunted Spooks), dies of coronary at 68
  • Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Nobel 1943), dies at 81
1969 Highlights

About August 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones