Step back in time: to 1969
Take a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic look back at 1969. Welcome back to the end of a decade of growth and progress; the first humans landed on the moon, the Troubles were brewing in Northern Ireland and tension and change were present all over the country.
1969 was a time of rock and roll, new technology and colour television. There were new opportunities for men and women as Britain began moving in a new direction.
So grab a cuppa and step back in time with us to 1969…
Popular Culture offers a glimpse into the lives of people and the big and little things that made up the everyday. Here’s a snapshot of life and pop culture in 1969.
1969 wasn’t just an important year in Britain. Here’s a look at some of the most significant events that took place in 1969 around the globe.
From big upsets to big wins, here are some of the most significant moments to take place in sport in 1969.
Some big personalities came into the world in 1969. Here’s a few of the famous faces born this year.
Nothing takes us back like music; these were some of the best-selling artists and most popular songs on the radio in 1969.
Best selling single of the year: Sugar Sugar by The Archies
Other popular songs
Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones
Get Back by The Beatles with Billy Preston
Where Do You Go To My Lovely by Peter Sarstedt
Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye
How old were you in 1969? Does our timeline bring back any memories?
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