What Happened on May 31, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Dear World" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 132 performances
  • "Gitarzan" by Ray Stevens peaks at #8

Music Recording

John Lennon and Yoko Ono record "Give Peace a Chance" in a Montreal hotel, during their second 'bed-in' for peace

Music Single

Stevie Wonder releases the single "My Cherie Amour" which goes on to become a soul classic


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Famous Birthdays

  • Juliet Haslam, Australian hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide
1969 Highlights

About May 31, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Get Back - The Beatles With Billy Preston
  • UK #1 Song: Dizzy - Tommy Roe