What Happened on October 30, 1969

Historical Events

  • WXPO (now WNDS) TV channel 50 in Manchester, NH (IND) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Masanori Hikichi, Japanese video game music composer, born in Saitama, Japan
  • Mayumi Hirase, Japanese golfer (18 LPGA of Japan Tour titles), born in Kumamoto, Japan
  • Snow [Darrin O'Brien], Canadian rapper ("Informer"), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • George "Pops" Foster, American jazz double bassist, tuba player, and trumpeter (Louis Armstrong; Sidney Bechet; Earl Hines), dies at 77
1969 Highlights

About October 30, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 3 months and 2 days
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