What Happened on March 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 123rd Grand National: Eddie P. Harty, Sr. aboard Highland Wedding wins
  • 14th Eurovision Song Contest: Salome for 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
  • Communist New People's Army found in Philippines

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Chandler, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • James Atkin, rocker (EMF-Unbelievable)
  • Jeff Blackshear, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Jimmy Spencer, NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Kai Nurminen, Turku FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland)
  • [Jane] Kim[berly] Batten, McRae Georgia, 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1996)