What Happened on December 28, 1969

Historical Events

  • Dallas Cowboy kicker Mike Clark, attempting an on-side kick against Cleveland, missed the ball

Film & TV History

Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" premieres in NYC

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

  • James Trapp, US sprinter and NFL player (Oakland Raiders), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Katie Hobbs, American politician (Governor of Arizona 2023-), born in Phoenix, Arizona

Linus TorvaldsLinus Torvalds (53 years old)

Finnish-American software engineer (developed Linux operating system), born in Helsinki, Finland

Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Oscar, English stage and film actor (Saint in London), dies at 78

About December 28, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - B.J. Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris