On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Kosma, composer, dies at 63
  • Russ Morgan, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard), dies at 65
1969 Highlights

About August 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 10 months and 22 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