What Happened on August 2, 1969

Historical Events

Music History

Bob Dylan makes surprise appearance at his 10th high school reunion, in Hibbing, Minnesota

Event of Interest

US President Richard Nixon visits Romania

Famous Birthdays

  • Cedric Ceballos, American NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns), born in Maui, Hawaii,
  • Erik Meijer, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Uerdingen), born in CuraƧao
  • Fernando Couto, Portuguese footballer, born in Espinho, Portugal
  • Jan Axel Blomberg, Norwegian heavy metal drummer (Dimmu Borgir; Winds; Mayhem), born in Trysil Municipality, Norway
  • Richard Hallebeek, Dutch guitarist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence Dickinson, American composer, dies at 96

About August 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans
  • UK #1 Song: Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones