What Happened on May 10, 1969

Historical Events

Historic Event

In an interview with the 'Belfast Telegraph' former Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill states: "if you give Roman Catholics a good job and a good house, they will live like Protestants, ... They will refuse to have 18 children"

  • Turtles play White House, Mark Volman falls off stage 5 times
  • US troops begin attack on Hill 937 ("Hamburger Hill"), Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Whitley, NFL center (Panthers, Packers, Raiders)
  • Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
  • John Scalzi, American writer
  • Judson Mills, Purcellville Va, actor (Hutch-As The World Turns)
  • Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
1969 Highlights

About May 10, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In - The 5th Dimension
  • UK #1 Song: Get Back - The Beatles with Billy Preston