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1969 Historical Event(s)
- January 17, 1969 – Black Panther Party members Bunchy Carter and John Huggins are killed during a meeting in Campbell Hall on the campus of UCLA.
- February 17, 1969 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rooster in Chinese astrology.
- March 3, 1969 – Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 9 to test the lunar module.
- April 3, 1969 – Vietnam War: United States Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird announces that the United States will start to “Vietnamize” the war effort.
- May 22, 1969 – Apollo 10's lunar module flies within 8.4 nautical miles (16 km) of the moon’s surface.
- July 14, 1969 – Football War: after Honduras loses a soccer match against El Salvador, riots break out in Honduras against Salvadoran migrant workers.
- July 20, 1969 – Apollo Program: Apollo 11 successfully makes the first manned landing on the Moon in the Sea of Tranquility. Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first humans to walk on another world almost 7 hours later.
- September 14, 1969 – The US Selective Service selects September 14 as the First Draft Lottery Date.
- December 1, 1969 – Vietnam War: The first draft lottery in the United States is held since World War II.
- December 17, 1969 – Project Blue Book: The United States Air Force closes its study of UFOs, stating that sightings are generated as a result of “A mild form of mass hysteria, Individuals who fabricate such reports to perpetrate a hoax or seek publicity, psychopathological persons, and misidentification of various conventional objects.”
Who Were Born On 1969?
- March 4, 1969 – Annie Yi, Chinese singer, writer and actress
- March 28, 1969 – Brett Ratner, American film director
- May 30, 1969 – Ryuhei Kitamura, Japanese filmmaker
- August 19, 1969 – Matthew Perry, American actor
- August 27, 1969 – Chandra Wilson, American actress
- September 9, 1969 – Natasha Stott Despoja, Australian politician
- September 26, 1969 – Andy Petterson, Australian footballer
- October 7, 1969 – Malia Hosaka, Hawaiian professional wrestler
- December 19, 1969 – Kristy Swanson, American actress
- December 27, 1969 – Sarah Vowell, American author and journalist