What Happened on January 10, 1969

Historical Events

  • Pirate Radio Station Free Derby begins operation by Northern Ireland
  • Sweden is the 1st Western country to recognize North Vietnam
  • USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus
1969 History

Famous Deaths

  • John Brownlee, Australian operatic baritone (Metropolitan Opera, 1937-57), dies at 69

About January 10, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
  • UK #1 Song: Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da - Marmalade