1969

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Can you name the significant events of 1969?

Featured Aug 8, 2009

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DateAnswerEvent
January 12This team upsets the Colts to win Super Bowl III
January 20He is inaugurated as 37th President of the United States
January 30This band's last concert is held atop Apple Records
February 4He becomes chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization
February 9The first flight of this Boeing airliner takes place
March 10This Mario Puzo novel is published
March 17She is elected Prime Minister of Israel
March 28This former U.S. president and World War II general dies
April 14This nation shoots down a U.S. plane over the Sea of Japan
April 28He resigns his post as President of France
May 10This heavily-criticized Vietnam War battle begins
May 25This X-rated, Oscar-winning John Schlesinger film debuts
June 14This female German winner of 22 tennis Grand Slams is born
June 23He is sworn in as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
DateAnswerEvent
June 28These NYC riots kick off the modern gay rights movement
July 18This U.S. Senator drives his car off of a bridge, killing an aide
July 20He becomes the first person to walk on the moon
August 9This pregnant actress is murdered by Charles Manson's cult
August 15This music festival begins in upstate New York
September 2This President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam dies
September 13This heralded Australian cricket bowler is born
October 5The premiere of this British sketch comedy TV series airs
October 16This 'miracle' team defeats the Orioles in the World Series
October 21This author of 'On the Road' dies
October 29The first message is sent over this Internet forerunner
November 10This still-running children's TV series debuts
November 17These talks between the Soviet Union and U.S. begin
December 6This California rock concert is marred by four deaths

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