1969

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This article is about the year 1969. For the number, see 1969 (number). For other uses, see 1969 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1930s  1940s  1950s  – 1960s –  1970s  1980s  1990s
Years: 1966 1967 196819691970 1971 1972
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1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1969th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 969th year of the 2nd millennium, the 69th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1960s decade. The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).

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January 14: Explosion kills 27 on USS Enterprise

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Neil Armstrong descends a ladder to become the first human to step onto the surface of the Moon during Apollo 11

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Nobel Prizes

References

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  2. "Manned Space Chronology: Apollo_11". spaceline.org. Archived from the original on 14 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  3. "Apollo Anniversary: Moon Landing "Inspired World"". nationalgeographic.com. Archived from the original on 9 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  4. "AIDS Virus Came to US Via Haiti". Voanews.com. Retrieved 2014-05-05. 
  5. Dennis M. Ritchie, "The Evolution of the Unix Time-sharing System", Lucent Technologies, 1996; accessed 27 June 2013.