On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1969

Historical Events

  • Pilot Ken Wallis achieves record speed for autogyros - 179 KPH

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Nalty, American viral video maker and YouTuber, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Kim Fields Freeman, American actress (Tootie-Facts of Life), born in Los Angeles, California
1969 Highlights

About May 12, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 17 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