What Happened on July 8, 1969

Historical Events

  • IBM CICS is made generally available for the 360 mainframe computer
  • US troop withdrawal begins in Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Ayala, American pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Oxnard, California
  • Dana Hall, American NFL safety (Cleveland Browns), born in Bellflower, Calirfornia
  • Ernie Young, American baseball outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Lori Hallier, Canadian actress (Shannon-Santa Barbara), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Sugizo [Yasuhiro Sugihara], Japanese guitarist and singer, born in Hadano, Kanagawa
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Charmian Clift, Australian writer and essayist, dies at 45

About July 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans
  • UK #1 Song: Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman