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March 28th, 1969.

March 28th, 1969, was a Friday. It was day 87 of 1969. The decade was the 1960s.

52 years, 2 months and 15 days have passed since March 28th, 1969.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on March 28th, 1969?

  • Former US President Dwight D. Eisenhower passes away.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 28th, 1969.

  • United States: Dizzy - Tommy Roe
  • United Kingdom: I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
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Take me back to March 28th, 1969!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 28th, 1969 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Spring has arrived and the days have become longer. In America, the song Dizzy by Tommy Roe is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye 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. In fashion, a new "hippie subculture" has emerged, bringing with it laid back Bohemian styles. Frayed bell-bottomed jeans, Jesus sandals, crushed velvet suits and bright tie-dye t-shirts are all popular items of clothing at the moment. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "What's My Line?", "I Dream of Jeannie", "Dark Shadows" and "Columbo.". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Heckle and Jeckle", "Star Trek: The Original Series", "The New Adventures of Superman" and "Wacky Races".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Etch A Sketch, Twister mat, Suzy Homemaker and Frisbee.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 28th, 1969.

  • John Lennon marries Yoko Ono.

    John Lennon marries Yoko Ono.

    In March of 1969, The Beatles member John Lennon married Japanese artist Yoko Ono.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1969?

    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.

  • Who were the best football players 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.

  • Midnight Cowboy.

    Midnight Cowboy.

    The buddy drama film "Midnight Cowboy" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1969.

  • Joe South - "Games People Play"

    Joe South - "Games People Play"

    The song "Games People Play" by Joe South won a Grammy for 1969's Song of the Year.

  • 1969 in music.

    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.

  • 1969 in movies.

    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.

  • The Silent Majority.

    The Silent Majority.

    "The Middle Americans" (aka The Silent Majority) were named as the Time Person of the Year in 1969.

  • The Hippie movement.

    The Hippie movement.

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the hippie counterculture was at its height in popularity. The movement, which sprung up in opposition to the Vietnam War, was centered around peace, psychedelic music, sexual liberation, bright colors and drugs such as LSD and marijuana.

  • Color TV.

    Color TV.

    Around this period, color television was continuing to rise in popularity. However, black-and-white TV sets were still the most-purchased.

  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone.

    During this period, push-button telephones started to replace the older rotary style landlines.

  • Fast food begins to replace diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food begins to replace diners and drive-ins.

    During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 52 years, 2 months and 15 days have passed since March 28th, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 28th, 1969, will be 52 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1969 belong to the Generation X generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 28th, 1969.

  • March 10th, 1969: English rock band Led Zeppelin release their first single in the USA.
  • March 10th, 1969: James Earl Ray pleads guilty to the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. back in April, 1968.
  • March 12th, 1969: Paul McCartney marries Linda Eastman in London.
  • March 20th, 1969: John Lennon and Yoko Ono are married.
  • This date: March 28th, 1969
  • April 17th, 1969: Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy.
  • April 26th, 1969: FA Cup Final 1969: Manchester City defeat Leicester City 1-0.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 28th, 1969, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 28th, 1969 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Here's Lucy - Sitcom starring Lucille Ball.
  • Columbo. - Crime drama television series starring Peter Falk as Columbo.
  • Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - Sketch comedy program starring Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.
  • Dark Shadows - Gothic soap opera about the psychotic Collins family.
  • I Dream of Jeannie - Fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie.
  • Gilligan's Island - Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on March 28th, 1969.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1969.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1969.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out March 28th, 1975 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 28th of March.

  • March 28th, 1970: Vince Vaughn (Actor) was born exactly one year after this date.
  • March 28th, 1986: Lady Gaga (Singer) was born exactly 17 years after this date.

US President.

Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on March 28th, 1969.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 28th, 1969.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 28th, 1969 was most likely conceived around the 18th of June, 1968.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 28th, 1969 is close to the 5th of January, 1970.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 28th, 1969.

  • A total of 19,069 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,724 weeks have passed.
  • 1,647,561,600 seconds have passed since the March 28th, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,922,155,200 times.
  • Since March 28th, 1969, the earth has travelled approximately 850,141,785,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 274,593,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 141,690,298 steps. That's about 62,973 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,770,739 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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