November 1969 in history

November 1969 events chronologically

Nov 3 Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon addresses the nation on television and radio, asking the "silent majority" to join him in solidarity on the Vietnam War effort and to support his policies
Nov 10 National Educational Television (the predecessor to the Public Broadcasting Service) in the United States debuts the children's television program Sesame Street
Nov 12 Vietnam War: My Lai Massacre – Independent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh breaks the My Lai story
Nov 13 Vietnam War: Anti-war protesters in Washington, D.C. stage a symbolic March Against Death
Nov 14 Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 12, the second crewed mission to the surface of the Moon
Nov 15 Cold War: The Soviet submarine K-19 collides with the American submarine USS Gato in the Barents Sea
Nov 15 Vietnam War: In Washington, D.C., 250,000-500,000 protesters staged a peaceful demonstration against the war, including a symbolic "March Against Death"

Top 7 most famous people born in November 1969

Nov 4 Sean Combs an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Combs was born in Harlem and grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding Bad Boy Records in 1993. He signed The Notorious B.I.G. and profited from the success of the artists he signed. He released his debut album No Way Out in 1997, which has been certified seven times platinum and was followed by successful albums such as Forever , The Saga Continues... and Press Play. In 2009 Combs formed the musical group Diddy – Dirty Money and released the critically well-reviewed and commercially successful album Last Train to Paris
Nov 4 Matthew McConaughey an American actor. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming of age comedy Dazed and Confused , and went on to appear in films such as the slasher Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation , the legal thriller A Time to Kill , Steven Spielberg's historical drama Amistad , the science fiction drama Contact , the comedy EDtv and the war film U-571
Nov 10 Jens Lehmann a German former football goalkeeper. He was voted UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year for the 1996–97 and 2005–06 seasons, and he has been selected for three World Cup squads. He was a member of Arsenal's Invincibles, playing every match of their famous unbeaten title winning season. He also holds the UEFA Champions League record for the most consecutive clean sheets, having not conceded a goal in 10 matches whilst at Arsenal
Nov 13 Ayaan Hirsi Ali a Somali-born American activist, writer and politician. She is known for her views critical of female genital mutilation and Islam, and supportive of women's rights and atheism. She collaborated on a short movie with Theo van Gogh, entitled Submission. Critical of Islam, it provoked controversy, and death threats were made against each of the two. Van Gogh was assassinated later that year by a Dutch Muslim
Nov 13 Gerard Butler a Scottish actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television. A trained lawyer, Butler turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles in productions such as the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies , which he followed with steady work on television, most notably in the American miniseries Attila
Nov 21 Ken Griffey Jr. an American former professional baseball outfielder who played 22 years in Major League Baseball for three teams. He spent most of his career with the Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds, along with a short stint with the Chicago White Sox. A 13-time All-Star, Griffey was one of the most prolific home run hitters in baseball history; his 630 home runs rank as the sixth-most in MLB history. Griffey was also an exceptional defender and won 10 Gold Glove Awards in center field. He is tied for the record of most consecutive games with a home run
Nov 29 Mariano Rivera a Panamanian former professional baseball pitcher who played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, from 1995 to 2013. Nicknamed "Mo" and "Sandman", Rivera spent most of his career as a relief pitcher and served as the Yankees' closer for 17 seasons. A thirteen-time All-Star and five-time World Series champion, he is MLB's career leader in saves and games finished. Rivera won five American League Rolaids Relief Man Awards and three Delivery Man of the Year Awards, and he finished in the top three in voting for the AL Cy Young Award four times

Top 7 most famous people died in November 1969

Nov 8 Vesto Slipher an American astronomer who performed the first measurements of radial velocities for galaxies, providing the empirical basis for the expansion of the universe.
Nov 12 Liu Shaoqi a Chinese revolutionary, statesman, and theorist. He was Chairman of the NPC Standing Committee from 1954 to 1959 and President of the People's Republic of China, China's head of state, from 1959 to 1968, during which he implemented policies of economic reconstruction in China
Nov 13 Iskander Mirza the first President of Pakistan, serving from 1956 to 1958. Prior to that, Mirza was the last Governor-General of Pakistan from 1955 to 1956. A great grandson of Mir Jafar, Mirza was a career army officer, having reached the higher rank of major-general in Pakistan Army
Nov 13 Bobbie Rosenfeld a Canadian athlete, who won a gold medal for the 400 metre relay and a silver medal for the 100 metre at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. She was called the "best Canadian female athlete of the half-century" and a star at basketball, hockey, softball, and tennis. She was named Canada's Female Athlete of the First Half-Century. She also was called Bobbie for her "bobbed" haircut. The Bobbie Rosenfeld Award is named in her honour. She was also inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 1996
Nov 18 Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. an American businessman, investor, and government official. Kennedy was the husband of Rose Kennedy. Their children included President John Kennedy , Attorney General and Senator Robert Kennedy , and longtime Senator Ted Kennedy. He was a leading member of the Democratic Party and of the Irish Catholic community. He was the inaugural Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission , appointed by President Franklin Roosevelt, and later directed the Maritime Commission. Kennedy served as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1938 until late 1940, including the early part of World War II
Nov 18 Ted Heath (bandleader) a British musician and big band leader.
Nov 28 José María Arguedas a Peruvian novelist, poet, and anthropologist. Arguedas was a mestizo of Spanish and Quechua descent who wrote novels, short stories, and poems in both Spanish and Quechua