What Happened on October 8, 1969

Historical Events

  • The opening rally of the Days of Rage occurs, organized by the Weather Underground in Chicago, Illinois.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dylan Neal, American-Canadian actor (Dylan Shaw-Bold & the Beautiful), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Jeremy Davies, American actor (Saving Private Ryan), born in Traverse city, Michigan
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Eduardo Ciannelli, Italian actor (Foreign Correspondent, Gunga Din), dies at 80
1969 Highlights

About October 8, 1969

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 11 months and 17 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