1969 Radio Oldies

In 1969

* The WOODSTOCK Music Festival where 500,000 people gathered for three days of music and peace that changed the world.

* The Rolling Stones "Altamont" concert erupts in violence with one spectator killed.

* John Lennon and Yoko Ono along with George Jones and Tammy Wynette were married in 1969.

* Apollo 11 lands on the moon, and Neil Armstrong walks on the Moon. 'That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind'. July 20, 1969.

* Sharon Tate and her unborn child along with four others were murdered by the Manson "Family", under the influence of Charles Manson's 'Helter Skelter' philosophy.

* Famous people that died in 1969 includes- Judy Garland who died of a drug overdose in her home, Rolling Stones guitarist, Brian Jones, drowned, and 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

* Frank Sinatra recorded his signature song, 'My Way' nearly three decades after he began his singing career.

* QB Joe Namath brashly guaranteed a victory over the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III. His team backed up his words by controlling most of the game with the Jets winning 16-7.

* Senator Ted Kennedy was involved with the drunk driving 'Chappaquiddick' incident involving the death of Mary Jo Kopechne.

* Popular Films in the year 1969 were: The Love Bug, Funny Girl, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, True Grit, Midnight Cowboy, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Easy Rider, and Where Eagles Dare.

Radio Hits of 1969

Billboard FM 1969

Hits of 1969

* Sugar, Sugar - Archies
* I Can't Get Next To You - Temptations
* Honky Tonk Women - Rolling Stones
* Everyday People - Sly and The Family Stone
* Dizzy - Tommy Roe
* Build Me Up Buttercup - Foundations
* Crimson And Clover - Tommy James and The Shondells
* Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
* It's Your Thing - Isley Brothers
* Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
* Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
* Get Back - Beatles
* In The Year 2525 - Zager and Evans
* Spinning Wheel - Blood, Sweat and Tears
* My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
* Laughing - Guess Who
* Lay Lady Lay - Bob Dylan
* These Eyes - Guess Who
* Come Together - Beatles

Way Back

Born in 1969:

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Aniston
Ice Cube
Gwen Stefani
Catherine Zeta Jones
Jack Black
Jay Z
Marilyn Manson
Brett Favre
Emmitt Smith