Weddings of 1969
Who Married & What Happened?
Celebrating weddings of 1969. Where were you and what was happening?
If you were one of the weddings of 1969…
Congratulations on your wedding of 1969. You share your anniversary with the following events.
Celebrity Weddings of 1969
- Gunter Sachs wed Mirja Larsson
- Natalie Wood wed Richard Gregson
- Yoko Ono wed John Lennon
- Christopher Walken wed Georgianne Thon Walken
- Arlo Guthrie wed Jackie Guthrie
News Highlights of 1969
- Dr. Denton A Cooley implants the world’s first entirely artificial heart. The patient lives four days.
- Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin Jr. pilot their lunar module, named Eagle, to land on the moon. The event is televised on earth.
- An estimated 400,000 young people gather for the Woodstock festival.
- After 147 years, the Saturday Evening Post prints its last publication.
1969 Sports Champions:
- The New York Mets win the World Series.
- The American Football League New York Jets upset the NFL’s heavily favored Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III by a score of 16-7.
- The Boston Celtics win the NBA Title.
- Monreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup.
Music Highlights of 1969
- Grammy’s Song of 1969: Games People Play – Joe South
- The Fifth Dimension – Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In
- Tommy Roe – Dizzy
- Sly & The Family Stone – Everyday People
- The Beatles – Get Back
- The Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Woman
- The Temptations – I Can’t Get Next To You
- Zager & Evans – In The Year 2525
- Steam – Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
- The Archies – Sugar, Sugar
- The Fifth Dimension – Wedding Bell Blues
- The Zombies – Time Of The Season
- Henry Mancini – Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet
- Elvis Presley – Suspicious Minds
- The Beatles – Something
- Peter, Paul & Mary – Leaving On A Jet Plane
- B.J. Thomas – Rain Drops Keep Falling On My Head
- Diana Ross & The Supremes – Someday We’ll Be Together
- The Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
- The Shocking Blue – Venus
Entertainment Highlights of 1969
- Best Picture: Oliver!: John Woolf
- Best Actor: Cliff Robertson – Charly
- Best Actress: Barbra Streisand – Funny Girl
Top Television Shows:
- The Beverly Hillbillies, Bonanza, The Dean Martin Show, A Family Affair, Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C., Gunsmoke, Here’s Lucy, Julia, Mayberry R.F.D., Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In
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