What Happened on December 12, 1969

Historical Events

The Magic Christian

Comedy film "The Magic Christian", starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in London, England

  • Decathlon Bill Toomey achieves world record-score of 8417 points
  • Offices of Banca Nazionale dell'Agricoltura in Piazza Fontana, Milan, are bombed, killing 14
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtney Hawkins, American NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Doug Terry, American NFL/WLAF safety (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores), born in Dumas, Arkansas
  • Frank Dikstaal, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Velsen, Netherlands
  • Jane Robinson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Cobden, Victoria
  • Kris Wirtz, Canadian ice pairs skater (1994 Skate Canada), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • Sophie Kinsella, English author (Confessions of a Shopaholic), born in London, United Kingdom
Born in 1969

About December 12, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 20 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