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February 5th, 1969

February 5th, 1969, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 36 of 1969. The decade was the 1960s.

51 years, 8 months and 20 days have passed since February 5th, 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 February 5th, 1969:

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

Take Me Back!

The date is February 5th, 1969 and it's a Wednesday. 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, Blackberry Way by Move is the number one hit song. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States. 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 "The Bugs Bunny Show", "JOT the Dot", "Spider-Man" and "Wacky Races". Popular toys include the likes of "Ken (doll)", "Easy-Bake Oven", "Army men" and "Suzy Homemaker".


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 February 5th, 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, 8 months and 20 days have passed since February 5th, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 06 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 5th, 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 February 5th, 1969:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 5th, 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: February 5th, 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.
  • 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 5th of February:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

  • 18,890 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,632,099,600 seconds have passed since the February 5th, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,904,116,200 times.
  • Since February 5th, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 842,163,393,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 272,016,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 140,360,566 steps. That's about 62,382 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,585,195 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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