1969

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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Years:
1969 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1969
MCMLXIX
Ab urbe condita2722
Armenian calendar1418
ԹՎ ՌՆԺԸ
Assyrian calendar6719
Bahá'í calendar125–126
Balinese saka calendar1890–1891
Bengali calendar1376
Berber calendar2919
British Regnal year17 Eliz. 2 – 18 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2513
Burmese calendar1331
Byzantine calendar7477–7478
Chinese calendar戊申(Earth Monkey)
4665 or 4605
    — to —
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4666 or 4606
Coptic calendar1685–1686
Discordian calendar3135
Ethiopian calendar1961–1962
Hebrew calendar5729–5730
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2025–2026
 - Shaka Samvat1890–1891
 - Kali Yuga5069–5070
Holocene calendar11969
Igbo calendar969–970
Iranian calendar1347–1348
Islamic calendar1388–1389
Japanese calendarShōwa 44
(昭和44年)
Javanese calendar1900–1901
Juche calendar58
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4302
Minguo calendarROC 58
民國58年
Nanakshahi calendar501
Thai solar calendar2512
Tibetan calendar阳土猴年
(male Earth-Monkey)
2095 or 1714 or 942
    — to —
阴土鸡年
(female Earth-Rooster)
2096 or 1715 or 943
January 20: Richard M. Nixon becomes the 37th President of the United States

1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1969th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 969th year of the 2nd millennium, the 69th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1960s decade. The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11) and creation of the internet.

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January 14: Explosion kills 27 on USS Enterprise

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Neil Armstrong descends a ladder to become the first human to step onto the surface of the Moon during Apollo 11

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  1. ^ "Three Soviet Cosmonauts Land Safely", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 18, 1969, p1
  2. ^ "Singer Sought for 'Lewd Show'", AP report in Bridgeport (CT) Post, March 6, 1969, p22
  3. ^ "Trio of Best-Sellers?", Books Happening column by Gene Shalit, Los Angeles Times, February 23, 1969, "Calendar" section, p46 ("'The Godfather'... could be the sleeper of the season... Putnam is the publisher, March 10 is the publication date, and a second printing is already off the press."
  4. ^ "150 Killed in Air Disaster— 47 Americans Die In Miami-Bound Jet From Venezuela", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 17, 1969, p1
  5. ^ "Orkney remembers Longhope disaster", STV News, 17 March 2009. Accessed 27 June 2013
  6. ^ "Spanish close off 'Rock'", Montreal Gazette, June 9, 1969, p1
  7. ^ "Pompidou Elected French President By Large Margin", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 16, 1969, p1
  8. ^ "Manned Space Chronology: Apollo_11". spaceline.org. Archived from the original on February 14, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06.
  9. ^ "Apollo Anniversary: Moon Landing "Inspired World"". nationalgeographic.com. Archived from the original on February 9, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06.
  10. ^ "Pope Paul VI's Apostolic Pilgrimage to Uganda, 31 July–2 August 1969". Retrieved 2016-10-29.
  11. ^ Dennis M. Ritchie, "The Evolution of the Unix Time-sharing System", Lucent Technologies, 1996 Archived April 8, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.; accessed 27 June 2013.
  12. ^ "AIDS Virus Came to US Via Haiti". Voanews.com. Retrieved 2014-05-05.
  13. ^ Schiavone, Michael J. (2009). Dictionary of Maltese Biographies Vol. II G-Z. Pietà: Pubblikazzjonijiet Indipendenza. p. 1126. ISBN 9789993291329.