What Happened on May 6, 1969

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark announces an amnesty for all offences associated with demonstrations since 5 October 1968, resulting in the release of, among others, Ian Paisley and Ronald Bunting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Magilton, Northern Irish footballer
  • Mark Thomas, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Bears)
Born in 1969
1969 Highlights

About May 6, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 24 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