12th of August, 1969

The 12th of August, 1969, fell on a Tuesday. Day 224 of 1969. Decade: 1960s.

50 years, 7 months and 27 days have passed since the 12th of August, 1969.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 12th of August, 1969:

  • Battle of the Bogside: Riots break out in Derry, Northern Ireland.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of August, 1969:

  • United States: In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans
  • United Kingdom: Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones

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 12th of August, 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, 7 months and 27 days have passed since the 12th of August, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of August, 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 12th of August, 1969:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of August, 1969, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of August, 1969 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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"


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 12th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on the 12th of August, 1969.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of August, 1969 was probably conceived around the 2nd of November, 1968. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of August, 1969 is the 22nd of May, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

12th of August

Events that have occurred on the 12th of August:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of August, 1969.

  • 18,502 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,598,572,800 seconds have passed since the 12th of August, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,865,001,600 times.
  • Since the 12th of August, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 824,863,564,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 266,428,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 137,477,261 steps. That's about 61,101 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,182,874 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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