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(Die folgenden Informationen - Quelle: Wikipedia) January 1 – Ohio State defeats USC in the Rose Bowl to win the national college football championship for the 1968 season. January 2 January 4 – The Government of Spain hands over Ifni to Morocco. January 5 January 7 – The final passenger train traverses the Waverley Line, which subsequently closes to passengers. January 10 – The Soviet Union launches Venera 6 toward Venus. January 12 January 14 January 15 – The Soviet Union launches Soyuz 5, which docks with Soyuz 4 for a transfer of crew. January 16 – Two cosmonauts transfer from Soyuz 5 to Soyuz 4 via a spacewalk while the two craft are docked together, the first time such a transfer takes place. The two spacecraft undock and return to Earth two days later.  Student Jan Palach sets himself on fire in Prague's Wenceslas Square to protest the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia; 3 days later he dies. January 18 – In Washington, D.C., the Smithsonian Institution displays the art of Winslow Homer for 6 weeks. January 20 – Richard Nixon is sworn in as the 37th President of the United States. January 22 – An assassination attempt is carried out on Leonid Brezhnev by deserter Viktor Ilyin. One person is killed, several are injured. Brezhnev escaped unharmed. January 26 – Elvis Presley steps into American Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, recording "Long Black Limousine", thus beginning the recording of what becomes his landmark comeback sessions for the albums and From Elvis in Memphis Back in Memphis. The sessions yield the popular and critically acclaimed singles "Suspicious Minds", "In the Ghetto", and "Kentucky Rain". January 27 January 28 – 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill: A blowout on Union Oil's Platform A 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. The incident inspires Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson to organize the first Earth Day in 1970. January 30 – The Beatles give their last public performance, of several tracks on the roof of Apple Records, London (featured in ). Let It Be (1970 film) February [ edit ] March 2 March 3 March 4 – Arrest warrants are issued by a Florida court for Jim Morrison on charges of indecent exposure during a Doors concert three days earlier.  March 10 March 13 – Apollo program: Apollo 9 returns safely to Earth after testing the Lunar Module. March 16 – Viasa Flight 742 crashes into a neighborhood in Maracaibo, Venezuela, shortly after taking off for Miami; all 84 people on board the DC-9 jet are killed along with 71 people on the ground.  March 17 March 18 – Operation Breakfast, the covert bombing of Cambodia by U.S. planes, begins. An annular solar eclipse was visible in Indian and Pacific Oceans, and was the 49th solar eclipse of Solar Saros 129. March 19 British paratroopers and Marines land on the island of Anguilla, ending its unrecognized independence. A 385 metres (1,263 ft) tall TV mast at Emley Moor, England, collapses due to ice build-up. March 20 March 22 March 28 – Pope Paul VI increases the number of Roman Catholic cardinals by one-third, from 101 to 134. March 29 – The Eurovision Song Contest 1969 is held in Madrid, and results in four co-winners, with 18 votes each, from Spain, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and France. March 30 – The body of former United States General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower is brought by caisson to the United States Capitol to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda; Eisenhower had died two days earlier, after a long illness, in the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. March 31 – The Barroterán coal mine disaster kills 153 coal miners in Mexico. May 4 – In a repeat of the previous season's hockey finals, the Montreal Canadiens defeat the St. Louis Blues four games to none to win the Stanley Cup. May 10 May 13 – May 13 Incident: Race riots occur in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. May 14 – Colonel Muammar Gaddafi visits Mecca, Saudi Arabia. May 15 – An American teenager known as ' Robert R.' dies in St. Louis, Missouri, of a baffling medical condition. In 1984 it will be identified as the earliest confirmed case of HIV/AIDS in North America. May 16 – Venera program: Soviet space probe Venera 5 lands on Venus. May 17 – Venera program: Soviet space probe Venera 6 begins to descend into Venus's atmosphere, sending back atmospheric data before being crushed by pressure. May 18 – Apollo program: Apollo 10 ( Gene Cernan, Tom Stafford, John Young) is launched as a full rehearsal for the Moon landing, but stops 15 kilometers short of actually reaching the lunar surface. May 20 – United States National Guard helicopters spray skin-stinging powder on anti-war protesters in California. May 21 – : Civil unrest breaks out in Rosariazo Rosario, Argentina, following the death of a 15-year-old student. May 22 – Apollo program: Apollo 10's lunar module flies to within 15,400 m of the Moon's surface. May 25 – , an Midnight Cowboy X-rated, Oscar-winning John Schlesinger film, is released. May 26 The Andean Pact (Andean Group) is established. Apollo program: Apollo 10 returns to Earth, after a successful 8-day test of all the components needed for the upcoming first manned Moon landing. May 26– June 2 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono conduct their second Bed-In. The follow-up to the Amsterdam event is held at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, Quebec. Lennon composes and records the song during the event. Give Peace a Chance May 29 – : A general strike and civil unrest break out in Cordobazo Córdoba, Argentina. May 30 – Riots in Curaçao mark the start of an Afro-Caribbean civil rights movement on the island. June 3 – While operating at sea on SEATO maneuvers, the Australian aircraft carrier HMAS accidentally rams and slices into the American destroyer Melbourne USS in the South China Sea, killing 74 American seamen. Frank E. Evans June 5 – An international communist conference begins in Moscow. June 7 – The rock group Blind Faith plays its first gig in front of 100,000 people in London's Hyde Park. June 8 – Francisco Franco orders the closing of the Gibraltar–Spain border and communications between Gibraltar and Spain in response to the 1967 Gibraltar sovereignty referendum. The border remains closed until a partial reopening on December 15,  1982. June 8 – U.S. President Richard Nixon and South Vietnamese President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu meet at Midway Island. Nixon announces that 25,000 U.S. troops will be withdrawn by September. June 15 – Georges Pompidou is elected President of France.  June 17 – After a 23-game match, Boris Spassky defeats Tigran Petrosian to become the World Chess Champion in Moscow. June 18– 22 – The National Convention of the Students for a Democratic Society, held in Chicago, collapses and the Weatherman faction seizes control of the SDS National Office. Thereafter, any activity run from the National Office or bearing the name of SDS is Weatherman-controlled. June 22 June 23 – Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States by retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren. June 24 – The United Kingdom and Rhodesia sever diplomatic relations, after Rhodesian constitutional referendum. June 28 – The Stonewall riots in New York City mark the start of the modern gay rights movement in the U.S.
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Apollo 11 July 1 – Charles, Prince of Wales, is invested with his title at Caernarfon. July 3 – Brian Jones, musician and founder of The Rolling Stones, drowns in his swimming pool at his home in Sussex, England. July 4 – Michael Mageau and Darlene Ferrin are shot at Blue Rock Springs in California. They are the second (known) victims of the Zodiac Killer. Mageau survives the attack while Ferrin is pronounced dead-on-arrival at Richmond Medical Center. July 5 – Tom Mboya, Kenyan Minister of Development, is assassinated. July 7 – French is made equal to English throughout the Canadian national government. July 8 – Vietnam War: The very first U.S. troop withdrawals are made. July 10 – Donald Crowhurst's sailing trimaran is found drifting and unoccupied in mid- Teignmouth Electron Atlantic; it is presumed that Crowhurst committed suicide (or fell overboard) at sea earlier in the month having falsified his progress in the solo . Sunday Times Golden Globe Race July 14 Football War: After Honduras loses an association football match against El Salvador, rioting breaks out in Honduras against Salvadoran migrant workers. Of the 300,000 Salvadoran workers in Honduras, tens of thousands are expelled, prompting a brief Salvadoran invasion of Honduras. The OAS works out a cease-fire on July 18, which takes effect on July 20. The Act of Free Choice commences in Merauke, West Irian. The United States' $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills are officially withdrawn from circulation. July 16 – Apollo program: Apollo 11 ( Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins) lifts off from Cape Kennedy in Florida towards the first manned landing on the Moon. July 19 July 20 – Apollo program Moon landing: At 10:56 pm ET (02:56 UTC July 21) Apollo 11's lunar module Eagle lands on the Moon's surface. An estimated 650 million people worldwide, the largest television audience for a live broadcast at this time, watch in awe as Neil Armstrong takes his first historic steps on the surface.   July 20 - 1969 Tour de France: Eddy Merckx wins the Tour de France for the first time. July 22 – Spanish dictator and head of state Francisco Franco appoints Prince Juan Carlos his successor. July 24 The Apollo 11 returns from the first successful Moon landing and the astronauts are placed in biological isolation for several days in case they may have brought back lunar germs. The airless lunar environment is later determined to rule out microscopic life. The Soviet Union returns British lecturer Gerald Brooke to the United Kingdom freed from a Soviet prison in exchange for their spies Peter and Helen Kroger ( Morris and Lona Cohen). July 25 – Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon declares the Nixon Doctrine, stating that the United States now expects its Asian allies to take care of their own military defense. This starts the "Vietnamization" of the war. July 26 – The New York Chapter of the Young Lords is founded to fight for empowerment of Puerto Ricans. July 30 – Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam, meeting with President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu and U.S. military commanders. July 31 August 4 – Vietnam War: At the apartment of French intermediary Jean Sainteny in Paris, U.S. representative Henry Kissinger and North Vietnamese representative Xuan Thuy begin secret peace negotiations. They eventually fail since both sides cannot agree to any terms. August 5 – Mariner program: Mariner 7 makes its closest fly-by of Mars (3,524 kilometers). August 8 August 9 August 10 – The Manson Family kills Leno and Rosemary LaBianca, wealthy Los Angeles businessman and his wife. August 12 – The Troubles: Violence erupts after the Apprentice Boys of Derry march in Derry, Northern Ireland, resulting in a three-day communal riot known as the Battle of the Bogside, and violence elsewhere in Northern Ireland. August 13 – Serious border clashes occur between the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China. August 14 – The Troubles: British troops are deployed in Northern Ireland to restore order following three days of political and sectarian violence, marking the beginning of the 37-year Operation Banner.  August 15 – Captain D's is founded as "Mr. D's Seafood and Hamburgers" by Ray Danner with its first location opening in Donelson, Tennessee. August 15– 18 – The Woodstock Festival is held near White Lake, New York, featuring some of the top rock musicians of the era. August 17 – Category 5 Hurricane Camille, the most powerful tropical cyclonic system at landfall in history, hits the Mississippi coast, killing 248 people and causing US$1.5 billion in damage (1969 dollars). August 18 – Long John Silver's restaurant chain opens its first store in Lexington, Kentucky. August 19 – Embraer, an commercial aircraft brand, founded in State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. August 20 – Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is established in Florissant, Colorado, U.S. August 21 August 24 – V. V. Giri elected President of India August 29 – A Trans World Airlines flight from Rome to Tel Aviv is hijacked and diverted to Syria. September [ edit ] September 1 – 1969 Libyan coup d'état: A bloodless coup in Libya ousts King Idris and brings Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to power. September 2 September 5 – Lieutenant William Calley is charged with six counts of premeditated murder for the 1968 My Lai Massacre deaths of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai, Vietnam. September 9 – Allegheny Airlines Flight 853, a DC-9 airliner, collides in flight with a small Piper PA-28 airplane, and crashes near Fairland, Indiana, killing all 83 persons in both aircraft. September 11 – An annular solar eclipse was visible in Pacific Ocean and South America, and was the 41st solar eclipse of Solar Saros 134. September 13 – airs its first episode on the Scooby-Doo CBS network in the United States. September 14 – Persons who were born during the years from 1944 to 1951, and who celebrate their birthdays on this day, mark the occasion without being aware that September 14 will be the first date selected in the new U.S. draft lottery on December 1. September 20 September 22 – San Francisco Giant Willie Mays becomes the first major league baseball player since Babe Ruth to hit 600 career home runs. September 22– 25 – An Islamic conference in Rabat, Morocco, following the al-Aqsa Mosque fire (August 21), condemns the Israeli claim of ownership of Jerusalem. September 23 September 24 – The trial begins in Chicago Eight Chicago, Illinois. September 25 September 26 The Beatles release their album which is an enormous commercial success and, although receiving mixed reviews at this time, comes to be viewed by many as the group's best. Abbey Road is broadcast for the first time on The Brady Bunch ABC. September 28 – 1969 West German federal election: The Social Democrats, led by Vice Chancellor Willy Brandt, and the Free Democrats led by Walter Scheel, formed a coalition government with Brandt as Chancellor, after the Social Democrats severed their relationship with Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesinger's Christian Democratic Union. September 29 – 1969 Tulbagh earthquake in South Africa, the most destructive earthquake in South African history. October [ edit ] November [ edit ] December [ edit ] Date unknown [ edit ]
January [ edit ] January 1 January 2 January 3 – Michael Schumacher, German seven-time Formula One world champion January 5 January 6 January 11 – Kyōko Hikami, Japanese voice actress January 13 January 14 January 15 – Meret Becker, German actress and musician January 16 Dead, Norwegian vocalist (d. 1991) Roy Jones Jr., African-American professional boxer, commentator, trainer, rapper, and actor January 17 January 18 January 19 – Junior Seau, American NFL player (d. 2012) January 20 January 21 – John Ducey, American actor January 27 Cornelius, Japanese rock musician, singer and producer Patton Oswalt, American stand-up comedian, writer, actor and voice artist January 28 January 29 – Hyde, Japanese rock musician, singer and guitarist February [ edit ] April 1 April 2 – Ajay Devgan, Indian actor, director and producer April 3 April 6 April 9 April 10 – Billy Jayne, American actor April 11 April 12 – Michael Jackson, former NFL wide receiver (d. 2017) April 13 – Ha Wen, Chinese director April 18 – Vladimir Tsyplakov, Belarusian ice hockey player (d. 2019) April 19 April 20 – Marietta Slomka, German journalist April 21 April 22 – Dion Dublin, English footballer April 23 – Yelena Shushunova, Soviet gymnast (d. 2018) April 25 April 27 – Cory Booker, American politician and U.S. Senator ( New Jersey) April 29 May 1 – Wes Anderson, American filmmaker May 2 May 3 – Daryl F. Mallett, American author and actor May 4 May 5 – Hideki Irabu, Japanese baseball player (d. 2011) May 6 – Jim Magilton, Northern Irish footballer May 7 – Anies Baswedan, Indonesian academic, activist, politician and current Governor of Jakarta May 8 – Michael E. Rodgers, Scottish actor May 9 May 10 – Dennis Bergkamp, Dutch footballer May 11 – Annie Pootoogook, Canadian artist May 12 – Kim Fields, American actress May 13 May 14 May 15 – Emmitt Smith, American football player May 16 May 18 May 21 – Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist (d. 2000) May 24 – Sudhir Kumar Walia, Indian Army officer (d. 1999) May 25 May 26 – Siri Lindley, American triathlete May 28 – Rob Ford, Canadian politician (d. 2016)
June 2 – Jamie Thraves, English film writer, director and music video director June 3 – Takako Minekawa, Japanese musician, composer and writer June 4 – Rob Huebel, American comedian June 7 June 8 – J. P. Manoux, American actor June 10 – Kasim Reed, American lawyer and politician June 11 June 12 June 13 – Søren Rasted, Danish musician June 14 June 15 June 16 June 17 June 18 – Haki Doku, Albanian para-cyclist June 19 – Trine Pallesen, Danish actress June 20 – Paulo Bento, Portuguese football player and coach June 21 – Pat Sansone, American guitarist June 23 June 24 June 25 – Storm Large, American singer and actor June 26 – Mike Myers, American baseball pitcher June 27 – Draco Rosa, Puerto Rican musician, singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, record producer and entrepreneur June 28 June 30 July 1 – Rino Romano, Canadian voice actor July 2 July 3 July 4 – Jordan Sonnenblick, American teacher and novelist July 5 John LeClair, American hockey player RZA, American musician, actor, and director July 6 July 7 July 8 July 9 – Munkhbayar Dorjsuren, Mongolian-German sport shooter July 10 July 11 – David Tao, Taiwanese singer-songwriter July 12 – Jesse Pintado, Mexican-Dutch musician (d. 2006) July 13 July 14 July 15 – Chris Wyse, American bassist of Owl and The Cult July 16 July 17 July 18 July 19 July 20 July 21 July 22 July 23 John Cariani, American actor and playwright Phil Edge, British theatre lighting designer July 24 July 25 – Jason Harris Katz, American voice actor and television host July 26 – Tanni Grey-Thompson, born Carys Grey, British Paralympian July 27 July 28 July 29 – Timothy Omundson, American actor July 30 – Simon Baker, Australian-American actor and director July 31 – Antonio Conte, Italian football player and manager August 1 – David Wain, American comedian, writer, actor, and director August 2 August 3 – Anne Marie DeLuise, Canadian actress August 4 August 5 August 6 August 8 August 9 – Troy Percival, American baseball player August 10 – Brian Drummond, Canadian voice actor August 11 August 12 – Tanita Tikaram, German-born British singer-songwriter August 13 – Midori Ito, Japanese figure skater August 14 – Chris Pérez, Mexican-American guitarist August 15 August 16 – Kate Higgins, American voice actress August 17 August 18 Everlast, American singer, rapper, and songwriter Edward Norton, American actor, film director, screenwriter, and social activist Christian Slater, American actor, voice actor and producer Timothy Snyder, American author and historian August 19 August 21 – Oliver Geissen, German television presenter August 26 – Glenn Berger, American scriptwriter August 28 August 29 Lucero, Mexican singer and actress Joe Swail, Northern Irish snooker player August 30 August 31 September [ edit ] October [ edit ] October 1 October 2 – Mitch English, American actor and television host October 3 October 5 – Elizabeth Azcona Bocock, Honduran politician October 6 October 7 October 8 – Julia Ann, American pornographic actress October 9 October 10 October 11 – Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands October 12 – Judit Mascó, Spanish model, television host and writer October 13 October 14 October 15 October 16 October 17 October 19 Vanessa Marshall, American actress and voice actress Trey Parker, American American actor, animator, writer, producer, director, and composer. October 20 October 21 – Michael Hancock, Australian rugby league player October 22 – Spike Jonze, American director and filmmaker October 24 October 25 October 30 October 31 November [ edit ] November 1 – Diane Parish, English actress November 2 – Reginald Arvizu (aka Fieldy Snuts), American bassist November 3 November 4 November 5 – CJ de Mooi, British professional quizzer and television personality November 7 November 8 – Jonathan Slavin, American actor and activist November 9 November 10 November 12 November 13 November 15 – Big Hawk, American rapper (d. 2006) November 17 November 18 November 19 November 20 November 21 – Ken Griffey Jr., American baseball player November 23 November 24 – David Adeang, Nauruan politician November 27 – Carina Ricco, Mexican actress and singer November 28 November 29 November 30 Trina Gulliver, English darts player Valentijn de Jong, Dutch Entrepreneur & Professional footballer December [ edit ] December 1 December 3 – Bill Steer, English musician December 4 – Jay-Z, African-American rapper December 5 December 7 – Patrice O'Neal, African-American comedian and radio personality (d. 2011) December 8 – Kerry Earnhardt, American race car driver December 9 December 11 December 13 – Hideo Ishikawa, Japanese voice actor December 14 December 15 – Rick Law, American illustrator and producer December 16 – Michelle Smith, Irish swimmer December 17 December 18 December 19 December 20 – Chisa Yokoyama, Japanese voice actress December 21 December 23 December 24 Brad Anderson, American wrestler Milan Blagojevic, Australian footballer Pernille Fischer Christensen, Danish film director Taro Goto, Japanese footballer Leavander Johnson, American lightweight boxer (d. 2005) Ryuji Kato, Japanese footballer Nick Love, English film director and writer Miyuki Matsushita, Japanese voice actress Clinton McKinnon, American musician Sean Cameron Michael, South African actor and singer Ed Miliband, English academic and politician, Minister for the Cabinet Office Mark Millar, Scottish author Luis Musrri, Chilean footballer Mariko Shiga, Japanese voice actress (d. 1989) Oleg Skripochka, Russian cosmonaut Gintaras Staučė, Lithuanian footballer Chen Yueling, American race walker Jonathan Zittrain, American professor Michael Zucchet, American economist and politician, Mayor of San Diego December 25 – Nicolas Godin, French musician December 27 Chyna, American professional wrestler (d. 2016) Sarah Vowell, American historian, author, journalist, essayist, social commentator and actress December 28 – Linus Torvalds, Finnish computer programmer December 30 December 31 – Dominik Diamond, Scottish presenter and newspaper columnist
January [ edit ] February [ edit ] April 2 – Fortunio Bonanova, Spanish actor and singer (b. 1895) April 4 – Félix Conde Falcón, American army soldier, recipient of the Medal of Honor (b. 1938) April 5 April 6 – Gabriel Chevallier, French writer (b. 1895) April 7 April 10 – Harley Earl, American designer and executive (b. 1893) April 14 – Matilde Muñoz Sampedro, Spanish actress (b. 1900) April 15 – Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, former Queen consort of Spain (b. 1887) April 17 – Abu Hussain Sarkar, Bengali politician (b. 1894) April 20 April 22 – Husain Bey, Crown Prince of Tunisia (b. 1893) April 24 – Ernie Blenkinsop, English footballer (b. 1902) April 26 – Morihei Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist and founder of aikido (b. 1883) April 27 – René Barrientos, Bolivian general and statesman, 56th and 58th President of Bolivia (plane crash) (b. 1919) May 1 – Ella Logan, Scottish-American actress and singer (b. 1910) May 2 – Franz von Papen, Prussian-German nobleman, general and politician, 22nd Chancellor of Germany and 26th Prime Minister of Prussia (b. 1879) May 3 May 6 – Don Drummond, Jamaican ska musician (b. 1932) May 9 – Vincenzo Musolino, Italian actor, director, producer and screenwriter (b. 1930) May 11 – Salomão Barbosa Ferraz, Brazilian Roman Catholic priest and bishop (b. 1880) May 12 – Martin Lamble, British folk rock musician (b. 1949) May 14 May 15 May 20 May 21 – William Lincoln Bakewell, American explorer (b. 1888) May 23 – Jimmy McHugh, American composer (b. 1894) May 24 May 27 May 28 – Emilio Bigi, Paraguayan musician (b. 1910) June 1 June 4 – Rafael Osuna, Mexican professional tennis player and winner of the 1963 U.S. Open and three Grand Slam doubles titles (b. 1938) June 8 – Robert Taylor, American actor (b. 1911) June 11 – John L. Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 (b. 1889) June 12 – Aleksandr Deyneka, Russian painter and sculptor (b. 1899) June 15 – Sargis Abrahamyan, Russian writer (b. 1915) June 16 – Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, British field marshal and Government official, 17th Governor General of Canada (b. 1891) June 18 – Edgar Anderson, American botanist (b. 1897) June 19 – Natalie Talmadge, American actress (b. 1898) June 20 – Mohamed Siddiq El-Minshawi, Egyptian Qur'anic reciter (b. 1920) June 22 – Judy Garland, American actress and singer (b. 1922) June 23 – Volmari Iso-Hollo, Finnish athlete (b. 1907) June 28 June 30 July 1 – Gheorghe Cosma, Romanian general (b. 1892) July 2 July 3 July 5 July 6 – Laura Latorre Mendoza, Filipino Roman Catholic widow, catechist and saint (b. 1877) July 7 July 9 – Raizō Tanaka, Japanese admiral (b. 1892) July 13 – Muhammad Shahidullah, Bengali educationist (b. 1885) July 17 – Harry Benham, American actor (b. 1884) July 18 July 20 – Cathy Wayne, entertainer; first Australian woman killed in the Vietnam War (b. 1949) July 21 – A. D. King, American civil rights activist (b. 1930) July 24 – Witold Gombrowicz, Polish novelist and dramatist (b. 1904) July 25 – Otto Dix, German painter (b. 1891) July 26 July 28 – Frank Loesser, American songwriter (b. 1910) September [ edit ] September 2 – Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader, 1st Prime Minister of Vietnam, 1st President and Communist Party leader of Vietnam (b. 1890) September 3 – John Lester, American cricketer (b. 1871) September 4 – José Vicente Faria Lima, Brazilian engineer and politician (b. 1909) September 5 – Mario Berlinguer, Italian lawyer and politician (b. 1891) September 6 – Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian footballer (b. 1892) September 7 – Gavin Maxwell, Scottish naturalist and author (b. 1914) September 8 September 12 – Terry de la Mesa Allen Sr., American general (b. 1888) September 15 – Åke Grönberg, Swedish actor (b. 1914) September 19 – Rex Ingram, American actor (b. 1895) September 22 September 27 – Nicolas Grunitzky, 2nd President of Togo (b. 1913) September 28 – Nicolae Dăscălescu, Romanian general (b. 1884) October [ edit ] November [ edit ] November 1 – Pauline Bush, American actress (b. 1886) November 4 – Ikbal Ali Shah, Indian-born Afghan diplomat and author (b. 1894) November 5 – Lloyd Corrigan, American actor (b. 1900) November 8 November 11 – Frank Mills, American politician in Ohio legislature (b. 1904) November 12 – William F. Friedman, American cryptanalyst (b. 1891) November 13 – Iskander Mirza, Pakistani politician, 1st President of Pakistan (b. 1899) November 15 November 18 – Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., American politician (b. 1888) November 21 November 24 – Eugenio Duse, Italian actor (b. 1889) November 27 – Malcolm Barclay-Harvey, British politician, 22nd Governor of South Australia (b. 1890) November 28 – Roy Barcroft, American actor (b. 1902) December [ edit ] Nobel Prizes [ edit ] References [ edit ] ^ "Three Soviet Cosmonauts Land Safely", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 18, 1969, p1 ^ "Singer Sought for 'Lewd Show'", AP report in Bridgeport (CT) Post, March 6, 1969, p22 ^ "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." ^ "150 Killed in Air Disaster— 47 Americans Die In Miami-Bound Jet From Venezuela", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 17, 1969, p1 ^ "Orkney remembers Longhope disaster", STV News, 17 March 2009. Accessed June 27, 2013 ^ "Spanish close off 'Rock'", Montreal Gazette, June 9, 1969, p1 ^ "Pompidou Elected French President By Large Margin", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 16, 1969, p1 ^ "Manned Space Chronology: Apollo_11". spaceline.org. Archived from the original on February 14, 2008 . Retrieved . February 6, 2008 ^ "Apollo Anniversary: Moon Landing "Inspired World. nationalgeographic.com. "" Archived from the original on February 9, 2008 . Retrieved . February 6, 2008 ^ "Pope Paul VI's Apostolic Pilgrimage to Uganda, 31 July–2 August 1969" . Retrieved . October 29, 2016 ^ "1969: British troops sent into Northern Ireland". BBC News. August 14, 1969 . Retrieved . 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