What Happened on October 1, 1969

Historical Events

  • Concorde 001 jet airplane test flight breaks sound barrier
  • Guernsey & Jersey begin issuing their own postage stamps
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Agustin Vasquez-Mendoza, Mexican murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
  • Ori Kaplan, Israeli jazz saxophonist (Balkan Beat Box), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Zach Galifianakis, American actor (The Hangover; Birdman; Between Two Ferns), born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Born in 1969

About October 1, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sugar, Sugar - The Archies
  • UK #1 Song: Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival