On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1969

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Supremes release "I'm Livin' In Shame"

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
  • WLIW TV channel 21 in Garden City, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Morman, American baseball pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Rockingam, North Carolina
  • Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker (Olympics 22-92, 96), born in Swansea, United Kingdom
  • Norman Reedus, American model & actor (The Walking Dead), born in Hollywood, Florida
1969 Highlights

About January 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn