What Happened in 69

Events That Happened in 1969

  • Richard Nixon was sworn in as the 37th President
  • Man takes his first steps on the Moon
  • The New York Jets led by Joe Namath beat the Baltimore Colts in Superbowl III
  • The "miracle" New York Mets win the World Series
  • The number one song was “Sugar, Sugar”
  • The Beatles gave their last public performance
  • The Woodstock Music and Art Festival opens
  • The first computer-to-computer link is established on ARPANET, later named the internet
  • Joe Buck, Brett Farve, Jennifer Lopez, Steffi Graf, Ken Griffey Jr, Matthew Perry were born
  • The average cost of a new car was $3,270
  • Gas was 35 cents a gallon
  • And 44 high school seniors graduated from Oran High School on 5/29/1969