What Happened on October 31, 1969

Historical Events

  • Eastside race riot in Jacksonville, Florida

Music Single

George Harrison's "Something" is released by the Beatles as a single in UK, his first "A" side

Famous Birthdays

  • Damon Mashore, MLB outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Henry John Mills, American NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Lee Woodall, American NFL linebacker (SF 49ers), born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Pfister, Swiss classical and stage composer, dies at 55

About October 31, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 5 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