On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1969

Historical Events

Sports History

Joe Pepitone quits Yanks after being fined $500 for leaving the bench

  • KYUS TV channel 3 in Miles City, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Swail, Northern Irish snooker player, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Me'Shell Ndeg√©ocello [Michelle Johnson], American singer-songwriter ("If That's Your Boyfriend..."), born in Berlin, Germany
1969 Highlights

About August 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 6 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