What Happened on December 6, 1969

Historical Events

Music Concert

300,000 attend Altamont free concert in California, featuring The Rolling Stones. Marred by violence and four deaths.

Musical Finale

Oscar Brown, Jr's musical "Buck White", starring Muhammad Ali, closes at George Abbott Theatre, NYC, after 7 performances

  • USSR performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Elmore Spencer, American NBA center (Portland Trail Blazers), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Greg Knox, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Todd Black, American 800m runner, born in Kenton, Ohio
1969 Highlights

About December 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 26 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