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Number of Records Matching Query: 83
 
NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1969
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 4 January 1969
Summary: MARMALADE. "OB-LA DI OB-LA DA "

GABBY HAYES - DIES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 9 February 1969
Description: An American radio, film, and television actor.
Summary: George Francis "Gabby" Hayes (May 7, 1885 February 9, 1969) was an American radio, film, and television actor. He was best known for his numerous appearances in Western movies as the colorful sidekick to the leading man.

BILLY PRESTON SIGNS WITH APPLE
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Event Date: Thursday 3 April 1969
Description: Signed to the Beatles Apple Records label, in 1969
Summary: American pianist Billy Preston has been referred to as the fifth Beatle. Apart from Sheridan, Preston was the only artist to receive joint credit on a Beatles single, on "Get Back". Preston also played the organ on "Let It Be" and "I Want You (She's So Heavy)" and the Fender Rhodes electric piano on "Don't Let Me Down" and "Get Back". William Everett "Billy" Preston (September 2, 1946 June 6, 2006)

CROSBY STILLS AND NASH
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 29 May 1969
Description: CROSBY STILLS AND NASH
Summary: Crosby, Stills & Nash Studio album by Crosby, Stills & Nash The debut album by Crosby, Stills & Nash, released in 1969 on the Atlantic Records label. It spawned two Top 40 hits, "Marrakesh Express" and "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes," which peaked respectively at #28 the week of August 23, 1969, and at #21 the week of October 25, 1969, on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The album itself peaked at #6 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums chart.

THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 June 1969
Description: The Jimi Hendrix Experience in Denver, USA, play their last concert
Summary: The Jimi Hendrix Experience in Denver, USA, play their last concert. 1969. Jimi Hendrix arrived in England in September 1966[1] and with his new manager Chas Chandler formed a backing band with bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell.

SHORTY LONG
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 June 1969
Description: Drowns in boating accident in 1969.
Summary: Frederick Earl "Shorty" Long (May 20, 1940 June 29, 1969) was an American soul singer, songwriter, musician. Known for the hit "HERE COMES THE JUDGE "1968.

WOODSTOCK MUSIC FESTIVAL
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 15 August 1969
Description: It is widely regarded as one of the most pivotal moments in popular music history
Summary: The Woodstock Festival was a music festival, billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music". It was held at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskills near the hamlet of White Lake in the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969.

MOON LANDING - APOLLO 11
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 July 1969
Description: Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the Moon at 02:56 UTC on 21 July 1969.
Summary: The United States's Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the Moon on 20 July 1969. A total of twelve people have landed on the Moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on Apollo 11.

TAMMY WYNETTE - FIRST TO SELL MILLION
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 November 1969
Description: Tammy Wynette becomes the first female country artist to sell over one million copies
Summary: Tammy Wynette becomes the first female country artist to sell over one million copies of a single recording with her Tammy's Greatest Hits collection.

HEE HAW - AIRS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Sunday 15 June 1969
Description: The summer replacement series Hee Haw airs for the first time on CBS.
Summary: The summer replacement series Hee Haw airs for the first time on CBS. The first guests to Kornfield Kounty for what will be a 23-year run, the bulk of which will be in syndication are Charley Pride and Loretta Lynn.

COLEMAN HAWKINS - DIES
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 19 May 1969
Description: Coleman Hawkins (November 21, 1904 May 19, 1969)
Summary: Coleman Randolph Hawkins. An American jazz tenor saxophonist. Hawkins was one of the first prominent jazz musicians on his instrument. He died of pneumonia in 1969 and is interred at the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx.

PAUL MCCARTNEY - 1969 RUMOURS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 26 September 1969
Description: "Paul is dead" is an urban legend suggesting that Paul McCartney of the English rock band The Beatles died in 1966
Summary: In September 1969, American college students published articles claiming that clues to McCartney's death could be found among the lyrics and artwork of The Beatles' recordings.Clue hunting proved infectious and within a few weeks had become a phenomenon.

SUN RECORDS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 July 1969
Description: In 1969, Mercury Records label producer Shelby Singleton buys Sun Records.
Summary: Sun Records.In 1969, Mercury Records label producer Shelby Singleton noted for producing the Ray Stevens' hit "Ahab The Arab" in 1962,on his Nashville based Plantation Records label purchased the Sun label from Phillips.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1969
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Event Date: Wednesday 1 January 1969
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1969
Summary: 1969-70 1 Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In NBC 2 Gunsmoke CBS 3 Bonanza NBC 4 Mayberry R.F.D. CBS 5 Family Affair CBS 6 Here's Lucy CBS 7 The Red Skelton Hour CBS 8 Marcus Welby, M.D. ABC 9 The Wonderful World of Disney NBC 10 The Doris Day Show CBS 11 The Bill Cosby Show NBC 12 The Jim Nabors Hour CBS 13 The Carol Burnett Show CBS 14 The Dean Martin Show NBC 15 My Three Sons (tie) CBS 15 Ironside (tie) NBC 15 The Johnny Cash Show (tie) ABC 18 The Beverly Hillbillies CBS 19 Hawaii Five-O CBS 20 Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour CBS

PATRICE ONEAL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 7 December 1969
Description: Comedian, Comic Actor, USA

ELLIOT SMITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 6 August 1969
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA

CATHY RICHARDSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 21 February 1969
Description: Vocalist, USA

ED NORTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 18 August 1969
Description: Actor, USA

CHRISTIAN SLATER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 18 August 1969
Description: Actor, USA

RENEE ZELLWEGER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 25 April 1969
Description: Actress, USA

GREGORY SLAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 10 May 1969
Description: Drummer, USA

ANNE HECHE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 25 May 1969
Description: Actress, USA

MARILYN MANSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 5 January 1969
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

COLIN GREENWOOD
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 June 1969
Description: Bassist, UK

SIMON STRIBLING
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 August 1969
Description: Trumpet,

BERNARD FANNING
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 15 July 1969
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Australia

JASON PRIESTLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 August 1969
Description: Actor, USA

JENNIFER ANISTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 11 February 1969
Description: Actress, USA

CATHY RICHARDSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 21 February 1969
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter, USA

JENNI RIVERA
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 July 1969
Description: Singer-songwriter, actress, television producer, and entrepreneur, USA

CATE BLANCHETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 14 March 1969
Description: Actress, Australian

ROY HARGROVE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 October 1969
Description: Trumpeter, USA

MARTIKA
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 18 May 1969
Description: Vocalist, USA

GARY POWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 11 November 1969
Description: Drummer , USA

RHETT AKINS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 13 October 1969
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer

RODNEY ATKINS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 28 March 1969
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA

GWEN STEFANI
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 3 October 1969
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Songwriter

MINDI ABAIR
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 23 May 1969
Description: Saxophonist, USA

PATRICK WILSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 February 1969
Description: Drummer, Vocals, USA

MARTIE MAGUIRE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 12 October 1969
Description: Vocalist, Violinist, Composer, USA

DANIELLE SPENCER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 May 1969
Description: Vocalist, Australia

WADE HAYES
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 April 1969
Description: Vocalist

BOBBY BROWN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 5 February 1969
Description: Vocalist, Singer, Songwrite, USA

MICHAEL LEE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 19 November 1969
Description: Drummer, UK

AL B SURE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 June 1969
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

GIDGET GEIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 11 September 1969
Description: Bassist, USA

DAVID DONDERO
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 24 June 1969
Description: Vocalist, USA

JEFF LANG
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 9 November 1969
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia

RACHEL HUNTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 9 September 1969
Description: Fashion model, Actress, NZ

GRAHAM COXON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 12 March 1969
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Multi-Instrumentalist, UK

TIM ROGERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 September 1969
Description: Vocalist, Australia

SEAN COMBS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 November 1969
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Producer, USA

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 September 1969
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, UK

RON THAL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 September 1969
Description: Guitarist, USA

JAK HOUSDEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 June 1969
Description: Guitarist, Producer, Australia

SIMON BAKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 30 July 1969
Description: Actor, Australia

SNOW
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 October 1969
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer, Cananda

ELLITOT SMITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 6 August 1969
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA

TONY PASTOR
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 31 October 1969
Description: Saxophonist, Vocalist, USA

MITCHELL AYRES
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 5 September 1969
Description: Conductor, Arranger, Composer, Violinist, USA

GABBY HAYES
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 September 1969
Description: Actor, USA

BORIS KARLOFF
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 22 February 1969
Description: Actor, UK

PEE WEE RUSSELL
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 15 February 1969
Description: Saxophonist, US

JOSH WHITE
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 September 1969
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

SKIP JAMES
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 3 October 1969
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

WENDELL HALL
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 April 1969
Description: Vocalist, Ukelele, Composer, USA

MAGIC SAM
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 1 December 1969
Description: Vocalist, USA

SHORTY LONG
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 June 1969
Description: Pianist, USA

TED HEATH
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 18 November 1969
Description: Band Leader, trombonist, UK

PAUL BARBARIN
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 10 February 1969
Description: Drummer,Composer, USA

COLEMAN HAWKINS
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 19 May 1969
Description: Saxophonist - USA

BRIAN JONES
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 3 July 1969
Description: Guitarist, UK

MARTIN LAMBLE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 12 May 1969
Description: Drummer, UK

JOHNNY MOORE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 6 January 1969
Description: Guitarist, USA

SMITH BALLEW
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 12 March 1969
Description: Band Leader, Guitarist, USA

ROY HAMILTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 July 1969
Description: Vocalist, USA

JUDY GARLAND
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 22 January 1969
Description: Actress, vocalist, US

SPADE COOLEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 23 November 1969
Description: Fiddle, Actor, USA

TOMMY EDWARDS
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 22 October 1969
Description: Vocalist, USA

SONJA HENIE
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 12 October 1969
Description: Actress, Norway

POPS FOSTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 29 October 1969
Description: Bassist, USA

FRANK LOESSER
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 July 1969
Description: Composer, Lyricist, USA

CATHY WAYNE
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 July 1969
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Dancer, Australia

 
 
 
 

 
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