On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1969

Historical Events

  • "Bright Promise" TV Daytime Soap; debuts on NBC-TV
  • "Letters To Laugh-In" debuts on NBC-TV
  • "Love American Style" premieres on ABC-TV
  • "Name Droppers" debuts on NBC-TV
  • "Sale Of Century" debuts on NBC-TV
  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Jackie DeShannon gets Gold Record for "Put Little Love in Your Heart"
  • Red Sox Rico Petrocelli hits shortstop record 40th HR of season
  • Steve O'Neal of NY Jets, kicks longest NFL punt; 98 yards vs Denver

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleks Syntek, Mexican singer
  • Angelo Barretto, Filipino racecar driver
  • Erika Eleniak, American Canadian actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (Jul, 1989), born in Glendale, California

Person of interestKelly Robbins

Kelly Robbins, American golfer (LPGA C'ship 1995), born in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins

1969 Highlights

About September 29, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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