The 17th of October, 1969, fell on a Friday. Day 290 of 1969. Decade: 1960s.
Born On This Date
People who were born on this exact date:
Born on this exact date: Wyclef Jean: Singer.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of October, 1969:
United States: I Can't Get Next To You - Temptations
United Kingdom: I'll Never Fall In Love Again - Bobbie Gentry
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 17th of October, 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 17th of October:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of October, 1969.
18,233 days have passed since this date.
1,575,331,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of October, 1969.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,837,886,400 times.
Since the 17th of October, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 812,870,899,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 262,555,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 135,478,483 steps. That's about 60,213 miles!
Since this date, 18,903,974 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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