What Happened on December 20, 1969

Historical Events

#1 in the Charts

Peter, Paul & Mary's cover of John Denver's song "Leaving On A Jet Plane" reaches #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Phills, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Charlotte Hornets), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Born in 1969
1969 Highlights

About December 20, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Leaving On A Jet Plane - Peter, Paul & Mary
  • UK #1 Song: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris