May 29th, 1969

May 29th, 1969, fell on a Thursday. It was day 149 of 1969. The decade was the 1960s.

51 years, 7 months and 25 days have passed since May 29th, 1969.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 29th, 1969:

  • United States: Get Back - The Beatles
  • United Kingdom: Get Back - The Beatles

Take Me Back!

The date is May 29th, 1969 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. The summer of 1969 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

The song Get Back by The Beatles is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States and Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. 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 Western called "Midnight Cowboy" is being shown in movie theaters at the moment. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gilligan's Island", "Columbo." and "Here's Lucy". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Underdog", "The New Adventures of Superman", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and "The Adventures of Gulliver".

Popular toys include the likes of "Army men", "Lite-Brite", "Crissy (doll)" and "Frisbee".


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 May 29th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 51 years, 7 months and 25 days have passed since May 29th, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 29th, 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 May 29th, 1969:

  • May 15th, 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.
  • May 28th, 1969: Football: A.C. Milan win the European Cup after they defeat Ajax 4-1.
  • June 4th, 1969: Mexicana Flight 704 crashes, killing 79 people. Mexican tennis player Rafael Osuna is among the dead.
  • June 22nd, 1969: Judy Garland dies from a drug overdose.
  • June 23rd, 1969: Boxing: George Foreman makes his professional debut in a third-round KO over Don Waldhelm.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 29th, 1969, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 29th, 1969 falls under the Deer.
  • 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.
  • 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 29th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of May:

  • Democracy Day (Nigeria)

US President

Who was the US President on May 29th, 1969?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 29th, 1969?

  • Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 29th, 1969 was probably conceived around the 19th of August, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 29th, 1969 is the 8th of March, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 29th, 1969.

  • 18,867 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,630,112,400 seconds have passed since the May 29th, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,901,797,800 times.
  • Since May 29th, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 841,137,998,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 271,685,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 140,189,666 steps. That's about 62,307 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,561,349 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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