1969 Libyan coup d'état: A bloodless coup in Libya ousts King Idris and brings Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to power. For Brazil, the Jornal Nacional was created on Monday, 1 September 1969. September 2. The first automatic teller machine in the United States is installed in Rockville Centre, New York.
1969: Directed by Ernest Thompson. With Robert Downey Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce Dern, Mariette Hartley. Two friends living in a small town during the 1960s, run away to enjoy their freedom during the Vietnam War, thus disappointing the father of one of them.
Historical events from year 1969. Learn about 719 famous, scandalous and important events that happened in 1969 or search by date or keyword.
1969: Created by Melia Patria. With Clara Bingham, Douglas Brinkley, John Fogerty, Tariq Trotter. The six-part series features first-hand accounts of how the year's events came together at the same dizzying, chaotic time.
What Happened in 1969 Important News and Events, Key Technology and Popular Culture. What happened in 1969 Major News Stories include The Beatles' last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records, First Concorde test flight is conducted In France, Boeing 747 jumbo jet makes its debut, Pontiac Firebird Trans Am the epitome of the American muscle car is introduced, Woodstock attracts more ...
New docu-series 1969 weaves together rarely told stories of the moon landing, Manson murders, Chappaquiddick scandal and Woodstock with that of Nixon's first year in office, John Lennon's Bed-Ins for Peace, FBI shootouts with black activists and the Stonewall Uprising.
1969 in Sport. Mar 1 New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle announces his retirement due to persistent knee injuries; finishes 18-season career with 536 home runs and .298 batting average. May 5 Milwaukee Bucks sign #1 NBA Draft pick, star UCLA center Lew Alcindor ( Kareem Abdul-Jabbar)
January 28 – 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill: A blowout on Union Oil 's Platform A in the Dos Cuadras Offshore Oil Field spills 80,000 to 100,000 barrels of crude oil into a channel and onto the beaches of Santa Barbara County in Southern California; on February 5 the oil spill closes Santa Barbara 's harbor.