What Happened on October 23, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Jimmy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 84 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke Theiss, American actress (Wendy-Just the 10 of Us, Good & Evil), born in California
  • Sanjay Gupta, American neurosurgeon and medical reporter (CNN), born in Novi, Michigan
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Edwards, American R&B singer-songwriter ("It's All In The Game"), dies from complications of cirrhosis of the liver at 47
1969 Highlights

About October 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can't Get Next To You - The Temptations
  • UK #1 Song: Sugar Sugar - The Archies