The 4th of July, 1969, fell on a Friday. Day 185 of 1969. Decade: 1960s.
50 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since the 4th of July, 1969.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 4th of July, 1969:
Zodiac killer: Michael Mageau and Darlene Ferrin are shot and killed at Blue Rock Springs in California.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of July, 1969:
United States: Love Theme From Romeo And Juliet - Henry Mancini
United Kingdom: Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 4th of July, 1969.
Joe South - "Games People Play"
"Games People Play" by Joe South would go on to win a Grammy for 1969's Song of the Year.
The Silent Majority.
"The Middle Americans" (aka The Silent Majority) are named as the Time Person of the Year in 1969.
"Midnight Cowboy" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1969.
1969 in movies.
Movies released in 1969 included Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Midnight Cowboy, Easy Rider, "Hello, Dolly!", Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, The Italian Job, Paint Your Wagon, True Grit, The Wild Bunch, Cactus Flower, "Goodbye, Columbus" and On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
1969 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1969 were dominated by the likes of Marvin Gaye, The 5th Dimension, The Beatles, Zager and Evans, The Rolling Stones, The Archies and Tommy Roe.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of July:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of July, 1969.
18,464 days have passed since this date.
1,595,293,200 seconds have passed since the 4th of July, 1969.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,861,175,400 times.
Since the 4th of July, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 823,171,291,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 265,882,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 137,195,215 steps. That's about 60,976 miles!
Since this date, 19,143,518 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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