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November 16th, 1969

November 16th, 1969, fell on a Sunday. It was day 320 of 1969. The decade was the 1960s.

50 years, 11 months and 11 days have passed since November 16th, 1969.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 16th, 1969:

  • United States: Wedding Bell Blues - Fifth Dimension
  • United Kingdom: Sugar Sugar - Archies

Take Me Back!

The date is November 16th, 1969 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song Wedding Bell Blues by Fifth Dimension is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Sugar Sugar by Archies is the number one hit song.

Richard Nixon is currently the President of the United States. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Gilligan's Island", "Here's Lucy", "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "The Brady Bunch".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "The Banana Splits", "The Archie Show" and "Cattanooga Cats". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Army men", "Twister mat" and "Best of the West (action figures)".


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 November 16th, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 50 years, 11 months and 11 days have passed since November 16th, 1969.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 46 of 1969.
  • Leap Year: 1969 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 16th, 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 November 16th, 1969:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 16th, 1969, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1969 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: November 16th, 1969 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Brady Bunch - Sitcom about a large family with six children.
  • Marcus Welby, M.D. - Medical drama television program.
  • 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.

"The Clangers" - "Sesame Street" - "The Brady Bunch" - "Cattanooga Cats" - "The Perils of Penelope Pitstop" - "Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines" - "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" - "The Pink Panther Show" - "The Adventures of Gulliver" - "The Archie Show" - "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 16th of November:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on November 16th, 1969.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on November 16th, 1969 was probably conceived around the 6th of February, 1969. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 16th, 1969 is the 26th of August, 1970. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on November 16th, 1969.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about November 16th, 1969.

  • 18,608 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,607,734,800 seconds have passed since the November 16th, 1969.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,875,690,600 times.
  • Since November 16th, 1969, earth has travelled approximately 829,591,156,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 267,955,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 138,265,193 steps. That's about 61,451 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,292,818 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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