What Happened on October 14, 1969

Historical Events

  • Palme government forms in Sweden
  • Race riots in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • The United Kingdom introduces the 50p (fifty-pence) coin, replacing the ten-shilling note, in anticipation of currency decimalisation in 1971
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999)
  • Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
  • P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)

Famous Deaths

  • Arnie Herber, American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (NFL C'ship 1930, 31, 36, 39; First-team All-Pro 1932, 35, 36; Green Bay Packers, NY Giants), dies at 59
1969 Highlights

About October 14, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can't Get Next To You - The Temptations
  • UK #1 Song: I'll Never Fall In Love Again - Bobby Gentry