On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Cloud Nine" 9th studio album by The Temptations is released (Grammy Award Best Rhythm & Blues Performance by a Duo or Group 1969, Billboard Album of the Year 1969)

Music releaseMusic Recording

Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash record an album; it was never released.

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Golda Meir sworn in as the first female Prime Minister of Israel

4th Prime Minister of Israel Golda Meir
4th Prime Minister of Israel
Golda Meir

Famous Birthdays

  • David Klingler, NFL quarterback (Oakland Raiders, Cin Bengals)
  • Joel Steed, NFL nose tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Levon Kirkland, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Tuesday Knight, American actress, born in Bentwood, California
1969 Highlights

About February 17, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius