What Happened on July 1, 1969

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Investiture of Prince Charles as the Prince of Wales is watched by large crowds in Caernarfon, Wales and by millions on television

Music History

John Lennon and Yoko Ono are admitted to hospital after he crashes his car near Durness in the Scottish Highlands

  • Shelby Singleton buys Sun Records from Sam Phillips
1969 History

About July 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet - Henry Mancini And His Orchestra
  • UK #1 Song: Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman