What Happened on May 2, 1969

Historical Events

  • British liner Queen Elizabeth II leaves Southampton on maiden voyage to NY

Famous Birthdays

Brian LaraBrian Lara (54 years old)

West Indian cricket batsman and captain (131 Tests; WR Test score 400no 2004; 11,953 runs @ 52.88; 34 x 100; 299 ODIs), born in Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago

  • Glen Young, American NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers), born in Scarborough, Ontario
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

Franz von PapenFranz von Papen (1879-1969)

German diplomat and chancellor (1932), dies at 89

1969 Highlights

About May 2, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 27 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