On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Young, American drummer (No Doubt - "Don't Speak"), born in Long Beach, California
  • Elaine Irwin, American model (Almay Cosmetics, Ralph Lauren) and former wife of John Mellencamp, born in Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
  • Nicole Arendt, American tennis player (1996 Aust doubles finalist), born in Somerville New Jersey
  • Ricky Bottalico, American MLB, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in New Britain, Connecticut
1969 Highlights

About August 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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