What Happened on October 19, 1969

Historical Events

  • Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's musical "The Rothschilds", starring Halden, Jill Clayburgh, and Robby Benson opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, NYC; runs for 505 performances, winning 2 Tony Awards
  • Oakland Darryle Lamonica passes for 6 touchdowns vs Buffalo (50-21)

F1 World Champion

Scottish Matra-Ford driver Jackie Stewart finishes 4th in season ending Mexican Grand Prix to win his first F1 World Drivers Championship by 26 points from Jacky Ickx of Belgium

1969 History

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Sammy [Samuel Bouriah], Spanish DJ, born in Mallorca
  • Erwin Sánchez, Bolivian footballer and manager, born in Santa Cruz, Bolivia
  • John Edward, American TV Psychic, born in Glen Cove, New York
  • Pedro Castillo, Peruvian teacher, union leader and politician (President of Peru 2021-22), born in Puña,, Peru

Trey ParkerTrey Parker (53 years old)

American animator, producer, actor and composer (South Park; The Book of Mormon), born in Conifer, Colorado

  • Zdeno Ciger, Slovak NHL player (Edmonton Oilers), born in Martin, Czechoslovakia
Born in 1969

About October 19, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 22 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: Sugar Sugar - The Archies