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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1969 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1969
MCMLXIX
Ab urbe condita2722
Armenian calendar1418
ԹՎ ՌՆԺԸ
Assyrian calendar6719
Baháʼí calendar125–126
Balinese saka calendar1890–1891
Bengali calendar1376
Berber calendar2919
British Regnal year17 Eliz. 2 – 18 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2513
Burmese calendar1331
Byzantine calendar7477–7478
Chinese calendar戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
4665 or 4605
    — to —
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4666 or 4606
Coptic calendar1685–1686
Discordian calendar3135
Ethiopian calendar1961–1962
Hebrew calendar5729–5730
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2025–2026
 - Shaka Samvat1890–1891
 - Kali Yuga5069–5070
Holocene calendar11969
Igbo calendar969–970
Iranian calendar1347–1348
Islamic calendar1388–1389
Japanese calendarShōwa 44
(昭和44年)
Javanese calendar1900–1901
Juche calendar58
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4302
Minguo calendarROC 58
民國58年
Nanakshahi calendar501
Thai solar calendar2512
Tibetan calendar阳土猴年
(male Earth-Monkey)
2095 or 1714 or 942
    — to —
阴土鸡年
(female Earth-Rooster)
2096 or 1715 or 943

1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1969th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 969th year of the 2nd millennium, the 69th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1960s decade.

Events

January

Main article: January 1969

February

Main article: February 1969

March

Main article: March 1969

January 14: Explosion kills 27 on USS Enterprise
January 14: Explosion kills 27 on USS Enterprise

April

Main article: April 1969

May

Main article: May 1969

• May 1 - The semiconductor company AMD is founded

June

Main article: June 1969

July

Main article: July 1969

July 16: The Saturn V rocket launches
July 16: The Saturn V rocket launches
July 20: Buzz Aldrin descends a ladder to become the second human to step onto the surface of the Moon during the Apollo 11 program
July 20: Buzz Aldrin descends a ladder to become the second human to step onto the surface of the Moon during the Apollo 11 program

August

Main article: August 1969

August 15–18: Woodstock

September

Main article: September 1969

October

Main article: October 1969

November

Main article: November 1969

December

Main article: December 1969

Date unknown

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Michael Schumacher
Norman Reedus
Jason Bateman
Dave Grohl
Dave Bautista
Patton Oswalt

February

Bobby Brown
Michael Sheen
Jennifer Aniston
Darren Aronofsky
Birdman
Thomas Jane

March

Javier Bardem
Terrence Howard
Jimmy Morales
Kevin Corrigan
Suroosh Alvi
Mariah Carey
Pauley Perrette

April

Ben Mendelsohn
Paul Rudd
Gina Torres
Renée Zellweger

May

Wes Anderson
Brian Lara
Anne Heche
Cate Blanchett
David Boreanaz
Tucker Carlson

June

Horatio Sanz
Prince Joachim of Denmark
Kim Rhodes
J. P. Manoux
Peter Dinklage
Steffi Graf
Ice Cube
Oliver Kahn
Ayelet Zurer

July

RZA
RZA
Brian Van Holt
Cree Summer
Ken Jeong
Jason Clarke
Elizabeth Gilbert
James Arnold Taylor
Jennifer Lopez
Simon Baker

August

Michael DeLuise
Bernard Fanning
Donnie Wahlberg
Edward Norton
Christian Slater
Matthew Perry
Jack Black
Jason Priestley

September

Tyler Perry
Bong Joon-ho
Keith Flint
Hal Sparks
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Dan Stulbach

October

Zach Galifianakis
Steve McQueen
Loren Bouchard
Wendi McLendon-Covey
Trey Parker

November

Sean Combs
Matthew McConaughey
Ellen Pompeo
Gerard Butler
Stephen Full
Erika Alexander
Colman Domingo

December

Jay-Z
Sajid Javid
Viswanathan Anand
Laurie Holden
Richard Hammond
Julie Delpy
Sarah Vowell
Jay Kay

Deaths

Deaths
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Dominique Pire

February

Boris Karloff
King Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Levi Eshkol

March

Dwight D. Eisenhower

April

Rómulo Gallegos

May

Franz von Papen
Jeffrey Hunter

June

Judy Garland

July

Brian Jones
Walter Gropius

August

Theodor W. Adorno
Sharon Tate

September

Ho Chi Minh

October

Sonja Henie

November

Iskander Mirza

December

Spencer Williams Jr.

Nobel Prizes

References

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