What Happened on October 18, 1969

Historical Events

Music History

British singer Rod Stewart joins Small Faces

  • Federal government bans use of cyclamates artificial sweeteners
  • Jefferson Airplane's Paul Kanter arrested for marijuana possession
  • Soyuz 8 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Avent, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Nelson Vivas, Argentine former footballer
1969 Highlights

About October 18, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 20 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