What Happened on December 5, 1969

Historical Events

Come and Get It

Apple Records releases the single "Come and Get It" by the band Badfinger; track was written and produced by Paul McCartney for the dark comedy film "The Magic Christian" starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr

  • Four-node ARPANET network is established
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Lewis Gordon Pugh, English-South African swimmer, polar explorer and motivational speaker, born in Plymouth, England
  • Mark Dekker, Zimbabwe cricket opening batsman, born in Gatooma, Rhodesia
  • Morgan J. Freeman, American film director (Hurricane Streets), born in Long Beach, California
  • Sajid Javid, British politician, Home Secretary (2018-), born in Littleborough, England
Born in 1969

About December 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 19 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