On This Day

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 releaseMusic Recording

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

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Music releaseMusic Single

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

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

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? 52 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini