World Series Champions: New York Mets
Superbowl III Champions: New York Jets
NBA Champions: Boston Celtics
Stanley Cup Champs: Montreal Canadiens
U.S. Open Golf  Orville Moody
U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies) Rod Laver/Margaret Smith Court
Wimbledon (Men/Women):  Rod Laver/Ann Jones
NCAA Football Champions: Texas
NCAA Basketball Champions: UCLA
Kentucky Derby: Majestic Prince
Sports Hero:   UCLA Bruins 88-2 record for 3 National Titles in a row led by Kareem Abdul Jabbar
The Hotties: Raquel Welch, Barbara Eden, Diana Rigg, Barbara Feldon, Jane Fonda
“The Quote” “That’s one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong, upon stepping on the moon.
Miss America: Judith Ford (Belvidere, IL)
Miss USA: Wendy Dascomb (Virginia)
The Scandal: Ted Kennedy (Democrat) was involved with the drunk driving ‘Chappaquiddick’ incident involving the death of Mary Jo Kopechne.

Rock and Roll Death: Brian Jones drowned

The Manson “Family” committed a series of murders, under the influence of Charles Manson’s “Helter Skelter” philosophy. One of the victims was actress Sharon Tate and her unborn child.

Nerd News: The arpanet (first internet) invented, connecting four computers.
David Paul Gregg patented the optical or laser disc, although he came up with the idea in 1958.
1st appearances & 1969’s Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents: Tog’l, Upsy Downsys, Silly String, Astrolite, Toss Across, Big Wheels, Nerf Ball
Best Film Oscar Winner: Midnight Cowboy starring Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight
1969 Billboard Number One Songs December 14, 1968 – January 31, 1969:
I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye

February 1 – February 14:
Crimson And Clover Tommy James & the Shondells

February 15 – March 14:
Everyday People Sly & The Family Stone

March 15 – April 11:
Dizzy Tommy Roe

April 12 – May 23:
Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) The 5th Dimension

May 24 – June 27:
Get Back The Beatles with Billy Preston

June 28 – July 11:
Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet Henry Mancini

July 12 – August 22:
In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) Zager & Evans

August 23 – September 19:
Honky Tonk Women The Rolling Stones

September 20 – October 17:
Sugar, Sugar The Archies

October 18 – October 31:
I Can’t Get Next to You The Temptations

November 1 – November 7:
Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley

November 8 – November 28:
Wedding Bell Blues The 5th Dimension

November 29 – December 5:
Come Together The Beatles

December 6 – December 19:
Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye) Steam

December 20 – December 26:
Leaving On A Jet Plane Peter, Paul & Mary

December 27, 1969 – January 2, 1970:
Someday We’ll Be Together Diana Ross & The Supremes