March 20th, 1969

March 20th, 1969, fell on a Thursday. It was day 79 of 1969. The decade was the 1960s.

51 years, 4 months and 20 days have passed since March 20th, 1969.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 20th, 1969:

  • John Lennon and Yoko Ono are married.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 20th, 1969:

  • United States: Dizzy - Tommy Roe
  • United Kingdom: Where Do You Go To - Peter Sarstedt

Take Me Back!

The date is March 20th, 1969 and it's a Thursday. Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Dizzy by Tommy Roe is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Where Do You Go To by Peter Sarstedt 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.

A comedy film called "The Love Bug" is being shown in movie theaters at the moment. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Bonanza", "Columbo." and "Here's Lucy". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Lassie", "My Three Sons", "The Bugs Bunny Show" and "The Monkees".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots", "Best of the West (action figures)", "Battleship (game)" and "Clackers".


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 March 20th, 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, 4 months and 20 days have passed since March 20th, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 12 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 20th, 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 March 20th, 1969:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 20th, 1969, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 20th, 1969 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

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.
  • 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 20th of March:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on March 20th, 1969.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on March 20th, 1969 was probably conceived around the 10th of June, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 20th, 1969 is the 28th of December, 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 March 20th, 1969.

  • 18,770 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,621,728,000 seconds have passed since the March 20th, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,892,016,000 times.
  • Since March 20th, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 836,811,648,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 270,288,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 139,468,608 steps. That's about 61,986 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,460,736 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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