January 30th, 1969

January 30th, 1969, fell on a Thursday. It was day 30 of 1969. The decade was the 1960s.

51 years, 11 months and 18 days have passed since January 30th, 1969.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 30th, 1969:

  • The Beatles give their last public performance.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 30th, 1969:

  • United States: Crimson And Clover - Tommy James & Shondells
  • United Kingdom: Albatross - Fleetwood Mac

Take Me Back!

The date is January 30th, 1969 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song Crimson And Clover by Tommy James & Shondells is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Albatross by Fleetwood Mac is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States and Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. It's 1969, so radio stations are playing hit songs from artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Zager & Evans, The Archies, The 5th Dimension and Elvis Presley.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "Gilligan's Island" and "Here's Lucy". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Spider-Man", "The Banana Splits", "The Adventures of Gulliver" and "Joe 90". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man", "Army men", "Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots" and "Lite-Brite".


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 January 30th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Midnight Cowboy

    "Midnight Cowboy" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1969.

  • Who were the best football players in 1969?

    In 1969, the best soccer players were Gianni Rivera, Luigi Riva, Gerd Müller, Johan Cruyff, Ove Kindvall, George Best, Franz Beckenbauer, Pierino Prati, Petar Zhekov and Jack Charlton.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1969?

    The best NBA players in 1969 were Wes Unseld, Billy Cunningham, Elgin Baylor, Earl Monroe and Oscar Robertson.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 51 years, 11 months and 18 days have passed since January 30th, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 30th, 1969, will be 51 years of age.
  • People born in 1969 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 30th, 1969:

  • January 12th, 1969: Super Bowl III: The New York Jets defeat the Baltimore Colts at the Miami Orange Bowl in Miami, Flordia.
  • January 12th, 1969: Led Zeppelin release their first album.
  • January 18th, 1969: 38 people are killed when United Airlines Flight 266 crashes into Santa Monica Bay.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 30th, 1969, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 30th, 1969 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Here's Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.
  • Gilligan's Island - Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1969 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1969.

  • Joe 90
  • The Adventures of Gulliver
  • The Archie Show
  • Wacky Races
  • The Banana Splits
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
  • Spider-Man
  • The Monkees
  • The New Adventures of Superman
  • The King Kong Show
  • Star Trek: The Original Series
  • JOT the Dot
  • Underdog
  • The Bugs Bunny Show
  • My Three Sons
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Looney Tunes

1969 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1969:

  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Best of the West (action figures)
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Twister mat
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 30th of January:


US President

Who was the US President on January 30th, 1969?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 30th, 1969?

  • Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 30th, 1969 was probably conceived around the 22nd of April, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 30th, 1969 is the 9th of November, 1969. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 30th, 1969.

  • 18,980 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,639,875,600 seconds have passed since the January 30th, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,913,188,200 times.
  • Since January 30th, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 846,175,809,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 273,312,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 141,029,302 steps. That's about 62,680 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,678,507 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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