12th of August, 1969

The 12th of August, 1969, fell on a Tuesday. Day 224 of 1969. Decade: 1960s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 12th of August, 1969:

  • Battle of the Bogside: Riots break out in Derry, Northern Ireland.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of August, 1969:

  • United States: In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans
  • United Kingdom: Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones

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 12th of August, 1969.

  • The Silent Majority.

    "The Middle Americans" (aka The Silent Majority) are named as the Time Person of the Year 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 50 years, 4 months and 1 days have passed since the 12th of August, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of August, 1969, will be 50 years of age.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of August, 1969:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of August, 1969, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of August, 1969 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 12th of August, 1969.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of August, 1969 was probably conceived around the 2nd of November, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of August, 1969 is the 22nd of May, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

12th of August

Events that have occurred on the 12th of August:

  • 12th of August, 1966: Massacre of Braybrook Street: Harry Roberts, John Duddy and Jack Witney kill 3 policemen in London, England.
  • 12th of August, 1982: A debt crisis begins in Latin America when Mexico announces that it is unable to pay its foreign debt.
  • 12th of August, 1985: Japan Airlines Flight 123 crashes, killing 520 people.
  • 12th of August, 1988: The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) is released in cinemas.
  • 12th of August, 2003: Football: Manchester United sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Sporting CP.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of August, 1969.

  • 18,384 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,588,381,200 seconds have passed since the 12th of August, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,853,111,400 times.
  • Since the 12th of August, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 819,604,699,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 264,730,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 136,600,783 steps. That's about 60,711 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,060,574 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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