What Happened on July 31, 1969

Historical Events

  • KWIH TV channel 44 in Winona, MN (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Mariner 6 makes its closest approach to planet Mars at 3410 km
  • National Guard mobilizes in racial disturbances in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth D. Schisler, American politician, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Loren Dean, actor (Billy Bathgate, Say Anything), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Richard Griffith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Rudolf Martin, German actor (Anton-All My Children), born in Berlin, Germany
Born in 1969

About July 31, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans
  • UK #1 Song: Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones