What Happened on March 29, 1969

Historical Events

  • 123rd Grand National: Eddie P. Harty Sr. aboard 100/9 chance Highland Wedding wins by 12 lengths from Steel Bridge
  • 14th Eurovision Song Contest: Salome of Spain ("Vivo cantando"), Lulu of United Kingdom ("Boom Bang-a-Bang"), Lenny Kuhr of Netherlands ("De troubadour"), and Frida Boccara of France ("Un jour, un enfant") all win in Madrid, Spain
  • Communist New People's Army founded in the Philippines
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Batten, American athlete (World C'ship gold 400m hurdles 1995; Olympic silver 1996), born in McRae, Georgia
Born in 1969

About March 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dizzy - Tommy Roe
  • UK #1 Song: I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye