What Happened on January 14, 1969

Historical Events

NBA All-Star Game

19th NBA All-Star Game, Baltimore Civic Centre: East beats West, 123-112; MVP: Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals, PG

  • 25 members of US aircraft carrier Enterprise die during maneuvers
  • Matt Busby retires from Manchester United
  • Soyuz 4 launched; rendezvous with Soyuz 5 two days later
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

Dave GrohlDave Grohl (54 years old)

American drummer, singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Nirvana; Foo Fighters), born in Warren, Ohio

Jason BatemanJason Bateman (54 years old)

American actor (Arrested Development, Ozark), born in Rye, New York

  • Martin Bicknell, English cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 14 wickets; 7 ODIs, 13 wickets; Surrey), born in Guildford, England
  • Rico Louis Smith Jr., American football player (wide receiver for Cleveland Browns, 1992-95), born in Compton, California
Born in 1969

About January 14, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 26 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