What Happened on January 8, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Boehringer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jeff Abercrombie, American rock bassist (Fuel, 1989-2010 - "Shimmer"), born in Kenton, Tennessee
  • Maria Salgueiro, Portuguese folk and world music singer, and songwriter (Madredeus, 1987-2007), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Teresa Salguerio, Portuguese singer (Madredeus), born in Lisbon, Portugal
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Hill, British athlete (b. 1889)
1969 Highlights

About January 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 8 months and 17 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: Lily The Pink - Scaffold