What Happened on October 7, 1969

Historical Events

  • WJMN TV channel 3 in Escanaba, MI (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Javier Álvarez, Spanish singer-songwriter, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Malia Hosaka, Hawaiian professional wrestler, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Maria Whittaker, English model, born in Hounslow, United Kingdom
  • Martin Haywood, Australian cricketer (NSW opening batsman), born in Tamworth, Australia
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (b. 1888)
1969 Highlights

About October 7, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sugar, Sugar - The Archies
  • UK #1 Song: Je T'aime... Moi Non Plus - Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg