The 15th of August, 1969, fell on a Friday. Day 227 of 1969. Decade: 1960s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 15th of August, 1969:
The Woodstock Festival begins in Bethel, New York.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th 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 15th 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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 15th of August:
15th of August, 2012: Dutch striker Robin van Persie leaves Arsenal to join their rivals Manchester United.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of August, 1969.
18,300 days have passed since this date.
1,581,120,000 seconds have passed since the 15th of August, 1969.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,844,640,000 times.
Since the 15th of August, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 815,857,920,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 263,520,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,976,320 steps. That's about 60,434 miles!
Since this date, 18,973,440 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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