On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1969

Historical Events

  • Beatles record a video for "Long & Winding Road"
  • Gloria O Smith (NY) crowned 2nd Miss Black America

Famous Birthdays

  • Hipolito Pichardo, Dominican pitcher (KC Royals), born in JicomĂ©, Dominican Republic
  • Maurice Graef, Dutch soccer player (VVW, Roda JC), born in Horn, Netherlands
1969 Highlights

About August 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 9 months
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