A few events of 1969

Riots in Northern Ireland with troops being sent in.

The first B&Q opened

The Kray twins were Sentenced to life imprisonment and they would both die while serving their sentence

Maiden flight of Concorde

The Beatles recorded Abbey Road their last album together

The Queen Elizabeth 2 sailed to New York on here maiden voyage

The 2nd Isle of Wight music festival attracted 150,000 people with Bob Dylan headlining

Monty Pythons Flying Circus first aired

Regular colour TV Broadcasts began.

Oh and more importantly than any of the above My daughter Ellen was born of this day in 1969