What Happened on October 29, 1969

Historical Events

Sports History

Tom Seaver voted NL Cy Young Award

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • US Supreme Court orders end to all school segregation "at once"
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Eleni Menegaki, Greek TV presenter (Proinos Kafes), born in Athens, Greece
  • Giorgos Donis, Greek footballer, born in Frankfurt, West Germany
  • Matthew Whitaker, American lawyer and politician (Acting Attorney General, Nov. 2018-Feb. 2019), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Peter Breen, American dance skater, born in Brockton, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Vic Richardson, Australian cricketer (Aussie capt 1935-36), dies at 75
1969 Highlights

About October 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
  • UK #1 Song: Sugar Sugar - The Archies