What Happened on September 13, 1969

Historical Events

Television Debut

"Scooby-Doo Where are You" by Hanna-Barbera debuts on CBS in the US

  • Baltimore Orioles, win earliest AL Eastern division title

Music Premiere

Plastic Ono Band's 1st live performance, featuring John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Eric Clapton, at the Toronto Rock and Roll Revival festival

  • San Francisco Giant Bobby Bonds is baseballs 4th 30-HR, 30-steal player
1969 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bong Joon-ho, South Korean film director (Parasite), born in Daegu, South Korea
  • Ilka Knickenberg, German actress

Shane WarneShane Warne (1969-2022)

Australian cricket spin bowler and broadcaster (145 Tests, 708 wickets, BB 8/71; 194 ODIs; Victoria CA, Hampshire CCC), born in Melbourne, Australia

  • Tyler Perry, American filmmaker (Tyler Perry's House of Payne), author and songwriter, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Foulkes, Canada general and honorary citizen of Wageningen (accepted WWII German surrender in the Netherlands), dies at 66

About September 13, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: In The Year 2525 (Exorium And Terminus) - Zager & Evans