1. People & Relationships

1969 Milestones: What Happened in 1969?

The year 1969 will be forever associated with peace, love and hippies. But there were many milestones that made 1969 a memorable year. Here are some of the most popular--or controversial--1969 milestones.

1969 Milestones in Sports
When people think of 1969, they often remember political milestones such as the birth of the gay rights movement and the Paris Peace Talks; music milestones such as Woodstock or the breakup of the Beat…

1969 Milestones in Law, Government and Politics
1969 was a very interesting year for US politics and legal issues. was an interesting year for government and politics. Learn which law, government and political events made the list as 1969 milestones.

1969 Milestones in Law, Government and Politics
1969 was a very interesting year for US politics and legal issues. was an interesting year for government and politics. Learn which law, government and political events made the list as 1969 milestones.

Science and Technology Milestones in 1969
People often remember 1969 as the year of Woodstock, the Beatles breakup, and other music milestones. Or they recall political events such as the start of the draft lottery for the Vietnam War or the trial of the Chicago Seven. Or they remember the horror of the Manson Family murders in California. But 1969 was also a year of groundbreaking science and technology milestones, including two that la…

Music Milestones in 1969
The year 1969 was a busy one for the music industry. There were so many music milestones, I had a hard time choosing just a few. One of these music milestones was a tragic event, but they are all interesting. Here are seven of 1969's most newsworthy music milestones.

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.