What Happened on March 3, 1969

Historical Events

  • Apollo 9 launched for 151 Earth orbits (10 days)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ronald Humphrey, NFL running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Simon Whitlock, Australian darts player (European C'ship 2012; PDC World C'ship 2010 runner-up), born in Cessnock, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Alexander, American tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1908, 5-time US Indoor winner), dies at 88
1969 Highlights

About March 3, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everyday People - Sly & The Family Stone
  • UK #1 Song: Where Do You Go To My Lovely - Peter Sarstedt