What Happened on September 19, 1969

Historical Events

  • UCLA fires professor Angela Davis for being a communist; termination was overturned in court and she was later fired for using inflammatory language

Famous Birthdays

  • Alkinoos Ioannidis, Greek-Cypriot singer and composer, born in Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Candy Dulfer, Dutch saxophonist ("Lily Was Here"), born in Amsterdam, Holland
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson, Icelandic theatre, dance, and film score composer (The Theory of Everything), born in Reykjavík, Iceland (d. 2018)
  • Tapio Wilska, Finnish singer (Sethian), born in Savonlinna, Finland
Born in 1969

Famous Deaths

  • Bert [Lambertus] Bakker, director Free Netherland/inventor, dies
  • Rex Ingram, American actor (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tarzan of the Apes, The ten Commandments), dies of a heart attack at 73
1969 Highlights

About September 19, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sugar, Sugar - The Archies
  • UK #1 Song: Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival