5th of February, 1969

The 5th of February, 1969, fell on a Wednesday. Day 36 of 1969. Decade: 1960s.

51 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since the 5th of February, 1969.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Bobby Brown: Singer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of February, 1969:

  • United States: Crimson And Clover - Tommy James & Shondells
  • United Kingdom: Blackberry Way - Move

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 5th of February, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 51 years, 3 months and 23 days have passed since the 5th of February, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of February, 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 the 5th of February, 1969:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of February, 1969, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of February, 1969 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

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.

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 5th of February:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 5th of February, 1969.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of February, 1969 was probably conceived around the 28th of April, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of February, 1969 is the 15th of November, 1969. (Rough Estimate).

5th of February

Events that have occurred on the 5th of February:

  • 5th of February, 1976: Mascot Riots: A racially-charged riot breaks out at Escambia High School in Pensacola, Florida.
  • 5th of February, 1978: The Northeastern United States blizzard of 1978 kills 100 people.
  • 5th of February, 1973: Serial killer Ed Kemper murders Rosalind Heather Thorpe and Alice Helen Liu on the UCSC campus in Santa Cruz, California.
  • 5th of February, 1994: White supremacist Byron De La Beckwith is convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
  • 5th of February, 1994: 68 people are killed when the Bosnian Serb Army fire a mortar shell at an open air market place in Sarajevo.
  • 5th of February, 1996: Football: Mick McCarthy is appointed as the new manager of the Irish football team.
  • 5th of February, 1998: Slaughter guitarist Tim Kelly dies in a car accident.
  • 5th of February, 2000: Novye Aldi massacre: Russian forces execute over 60 civilians in Grozny, Chechnya.
  • 5th of February, 2006: Super Bowl XL: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Seattle Seahawks by 21-10 at Ford Field in Detroit.
  • 5th of February, 2010: England manager Fabio Capello announces that John Terry has been removed as captain.
  • 5th of February, 2012: Super Bowl XLVI: The New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots by 21-17 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • 5th of February, 2012: Madonna and LMFAO perform at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVI.
  • 5th of February, 2016: The game XCOM 2 is released.
  • 5th of February, 2016: The film Dad's Army in released in cinemas.
  • 5th of February, 2017: Super Bowl LI takes place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas: The New England Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons and Lady Gaga performs at the halftime show.
  • 5th of February, 2020: A Republican-controlled Senate votes to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment trial.
  • 5th of February, 2020: Mitt Romney becomes the first Senator in U.S. history to vote against his party's president in an impeachment trial.

How old was I?

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of February, 1969.

  • 18,740 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,619,136,000 seconds have passed since the 5th of February, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,888,992,000 times.
  • Since the 5th of February, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 835,474,176,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 269,856,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 139,245,696 steps. That's about 61,887 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,429,632 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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