What Happened on January 12, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Golden Rainbow" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 355 performances
  • Debut album of Led Zeppelin released first in the US
  • Super Bowl III: NY Jets beat Balt Colts, 16-7 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Joe Namath, NY Jets, QB

Famous Birthdays

  • Cam Russell, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Robert Prosinečki, Croatian footballer