What Happened on March 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Red, White, & Maddox" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • After 88 weeks the Beatles' album Sgt Pepper's Lonly Hearts Club Band drops off the charts

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Jim Morrison allegedly exposes himself on stage at the Dinner Key Auditorium in Miami, Florida

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison

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NY Yankees' Mickey Mantle retires

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Pirate Radio 259 begins operation off the French coast

Famous Birthdays

  • Azam Khan, cricketer (Pakistan ODI batsman 1996)
  • Dafydd Ieuan, Welsh drummer (Super Furry Animals)
  • Doug Creek, Winchester VA, pitcher (SF Giants)
  • Javier Bardem, Spanish actor
  • Vincenzo Esposito, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)