15th of May, 1969

The 15th of May, 1969, fell on a Thursday. Day 135 of 1969. Decade: 1960s.

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


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 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


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 15th 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 15th 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 9 days have passed since the 15th of May, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 15th 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 15th of May, 1969:

  • 26th of April, 1969: FA Cup Final 1969: Manchester City defeat Leicester City 1-0.
  • 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 15th 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 15th 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 15th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 15th of May:

  • Constituent Assembly Day (Lithuania)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 15th of May, 1969.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 15th of May, 1969 was probably conceived around the 5th of August, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 15th of May, 1969 is the 22nd of February, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

15th of May

Events that have occurred on the 15th of May:

  • 15th of May, 1918: The Finnish Civil War ends.
  • 15th of May, 1948: The Arab-Israeli War begins.
  • 15th of May, 1972: Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot five times in an assassination attempt in Laurel, Maryland.
  • 15th of May, 1981: American serial killer Lemuel Smith murders a female correctional officer by the name of Donna Payant.
  • 15th of May, 1993: Ireland win the Eurovision with Niamh Kavanagh's song "In Your Eyes".
  • 15th of May, 1987: The former bodyguard of Lady Diana, Barry Mannakee, is killed in a road accident.
  • 15th of May, 1992: Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) is released in cinemas.
  • 15th of May, 2002: Football: Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1.
  • 15th of May, 2003: The Matrix Reloaded (2003) is released.
  • 15th of May, 2010: Chelsea win the FA Cup final after beating Portsmouth 1-0.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 15th of May, 1969.

  • 18,547 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,602,464,400 seconds have passed since the 15th of May, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,869,541,800 times.
  • Since the 15th of May, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 826,871,630,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 267,077,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 137,811,938 steps. That's about 61,250 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,229,573 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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