On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1969

Historical Events


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Diana Ross final TV appearance as a Supreme on The Ed Sullivan Show

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
  • Vince Lombardi (Redskins) coaches his last football game

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Smith, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Julie Delpy, French-American actress (Before Sunrise), born in Paris, France
  • Leon Searcy, NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers, Jackson Jaguars), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mihails Zemļinskis, Latvian footballer, born in Riga, Latvia
1969 Highlights

About December 21, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius