On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1969

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

David Bowie releases the single "Space Oddity" 9 days before Apollo 11 lands on the moon

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie
  • Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Woman"

Famous Birthdays

  • David Tao, Taiwanese singer-songwriter
1969 Highlights

About July 11, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer