What Happened on December 10, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Berry, Australian cricketer (Victorian wicket-keeper since 1989-90), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Nadim Khan, Pakistani cricketer (brother of Moin Pakistani lefty spinner 1993), born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Rob Blake, Canadian Hockey HOF defenseman (Olympic gold 2002; World C'ship gold 1994, 97; Stanley Cup 2001 Colorado Avalanche; Norris Memorial Trophy 1998 LA Kings) and executive (GM LA Kings), born in Simcoe, Ontario
  • Todd Furdyk, Canadian CFL tackle (BC Lions), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Franco Capuana, Itlalian opera conductor, dies of a heart attack on the podium while leading a performance of Gioachino Rossini's "Mosè in Egitto" in Naples, at 75
  • Leigh Harline, American composer and conductor, dies at 62
1969 Highlights

About December 10, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye - Steam
  • UK #1 Song: Sugar Sugar - The Archies