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1969

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1966 1967 196819691970 1971 1972
1969 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1969
MCMLXIX
Ab urbe condita 2722
Armenian calendar 1418
ԹՎ ՌՆԺԸ
Assyrian calendar 6719
Bahá'í calendar 125–126
Bengali calendar 1376
Berber calendar 2919
British Regnal year 17 Eliz. 2 – 18 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2513
Burmese calendar 1331
Byzantine calendar 7477–7478
Chinese calendar 戊申(Earth Monkey)
4665 or 4605
    — to —
己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4666 or 4606
Coptic calendar 1685–1686
Discordian calendar 3135
Ethiopian calendar 1961–1962
Hebrew calendar 5729–5730
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2025–2026
 - Shaka Samvat 1891–1892
 - Kali Yuga 5070–5071
Holocene calendar 11969
Igbo calendar 969–970
Iranian calendar 1347–1348
Islamic calendar 1388–1389
Japanese calendar Shōwa 44
(昭和44年)
Juche calendar 58
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4302
Minguo calendar ROC 58
民國58年
Thai solar calendar 2512

1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter E), 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).

Events

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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Nobel Prizes

References

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  2. ^ "Manned Space Chronology: Apollo_11". spaceline.org. Archived from the original on 14 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  3. ^ """Apollo Anniversary: Moon Landing "Inspired World. nationalgeographic.com. Archived from the original on 9 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  4. ^ "AIDS Virus Came to US Via Haiti". Voanews.com. Retrieved 2014-05-05. 
  5. ^ Dennis M Ritchie, "The Evolution of the Unix Time-sharing System", Lucent Technologies, 1996. Accessed 27 June 2013
  • 1969: The Year Everything Changed by Rob Kirkpatrick. Skyhorse Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-1-60239-366-0.
  • 1969 – Headlines A report from Rich Lamb of WCBS Newsradio 880 (WCBS-AM New York) Part of WCBS 880's celebration of 40 years of newsradio.
  • 1969 – The Year in Sound An Audiofile produced by Lou Zambrana of WCBS Newsradio 880 (WCBS-AM New York) Part of WCBS 880's celebration of 40 years of newsradio.
  • 1969: The Year Everything Changed – YouTube video
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