7th of May, 1969

The 7th of May, 1969, fell on a Wednesday. Day 127 of 1969. Decade: 1960s.

50 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since the 7th of May, 1969.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th of May, 1969:

  • United States: Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In - Fifth Dimension
  • United Kingdom: Get Back - Beatles

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 7th of May, 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:

  • 50 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since the 7th of May, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 7th of May, 1969, will be 50 years of age.
  • People born in 1969 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 7th of May, 1969:

  • 26th of April, 1969: FA Cup Final 1969: Manchester City defeat Leicester City 1-0.
  • 15th of May, 1969: American teenager Robert Rayford dies of a mysterious illness in Missouri. Nearly two decades later, it is discovered that this was one of the first cases of AIDS in the United States.
  • 28th of May, 1969: Football: A.C. Milan win the European Cup after they defeat Ajax 4-1.
  • 4th of June, 1969: Mexicana Flight 704 crashes, killing 79 people. Mexican tennis player Rafael Osuna is among the dead.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 7th of May, 1969, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 7th of May, 1969 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 7th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 7th of May, 1969.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 7th of May, 1969 was probably conceived around the 28th of July, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 7th of May, 1969 is the 14th of February, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

7th of May

Events that have occurred on the 7th of May:

  • 7th of May, 1915: The British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is torpedoed by a German U-boat.
  • 7th of May, 1966: Irish bank workers go on strike.
  • 7th of May, 2000: Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as the President of Russia.
  • 7th of May, 1960: FA Cup Final 1960: Wolverhampton Wanderers defeat Blackburn Rovers 3-0.
  • 7th of May, 1972: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1972 NBA Finals after they defeat the New York Knicks 4-1.
  • 7th of May, 1972: Serial killer Ed Kemper murders hitchhikers Mary Ann Pesce and Anita Mary Luchessa near Alameda, California.
  • 7th of May, 1986: Football: Steaua Bucuresti win the European Cup after defeating Barcelona on penalties.
  • 7th of May, 1992: Sir Mix-a-Lot releases his single "Baby Got Back".
  • 7th of May, 1993: The song "Whoomp! (There It Is)" is released.
  • 7th of May, 1997: The movie The Fifth Element (1997) is released.
  • 7th of May, 1999: The Mummy (1999) is released in cinemas.
  • 7th of May, 2004: Van Helsing (2004) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2010: The film Iron Man 2 (2010) is released.
  • 7th of May, 2013: Rapper Ja Rule is released from prison after serving time for tax evasion.
  • 7th of May, 2015: The Conservative Party win a surprise majority during the 2015 United Kingdom general election.
  • 7th of May, 2017: Emmanuel Macron wins the 2017 French presidential election.
  • 7th of May, 2019: Liverpool overturn a 3-0 deficit against Barcelona in the Champions League.

How old was I?

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of May, 1969.

  • 18,553 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,602,982,800 seconds have passed since the 7th of May, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,870,146,600 times.
  • Since the 7th of May, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 827,139,124,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 267,163,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 137,856,521 steps. That's about 61,270 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,235,794 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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