What Happened on May 13, 1969

Historical Events

  • Race riots, later known as the May 13 Incident, take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Famous Birthdays

  • Buckethead [Brian Carroll], American underground guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Lyle Mouton, American MLB outfielder, 1995-2001 (Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, and 2 other teams), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Patricia Leonard, American classical composer (My Dearest Friend; Strangely Close, Yet Distant), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sevren Ni-Arb [AndrĂ© Schmechta], German techno-trance musician (X Marks the Pedwalk), born in Germany
1969 Highlights

About May 13, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 16 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