On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1969

Historical Events

  • Charles Gordone's "No Place to be Somebody" premieres in NYC
  • Stanley Cup Final, St. Louis Arena, St. Louis, MO: John Ferguson scores the winner as Montreal Canadiens edge St Louis Blues, 2-1 for a 4 game series sweep

Famous Birthdays

  • Micah Aivazoff, Armenian-descent Canadian ice hockey player, born in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
  • Ryan Shamrock, American professional wrestling valet, born in Houston, Texas

Famous Weddings

Dustin Hoffman

Actor Dustin Hoffman (31) weds actress Anne Byrne (25)

Famous Deaths

  • Osbert Sitwell, English writer (Out of the Flame), dies at 76
1969 Highlights

About May 4, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 19 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