The Good Old Days - 1969
What Happened on Sunday, June 8, 1969?
Newspaper Headlines from June 8

  • Berry Academy Class of 1969 Says Goodbye

  • 21st Emmy Awards: Get Smart, Don Adams and
    Susan St. James

  • Brian Jones Leaves the Rolling Stones

  • Nixon: 25,000 Troops To Leave Vietnam by End
    of August

  • Mickey Mantle Day, 60,096 See #7 Retired
Top Songs of Spring, 1969
  • Aquarius/ Let the Sunshine In    -   
     5th Dimension

  • Dizzy   -   Tommy Roe

  • Proud Mary   -   Credence Clearwater Revival

  • Crimson & Clover  -  Tommy James and the
    Shondells

  • Build Me Up Buttercup   -   The Foundations

  • One   -   Three Dog Night

  • My Cherie Amour   -   Stevie Wonder

  • Hair   -   Cowsills
1969 Prices
Bread:   $ .23/loaf

Milk:   $ 1.26/gallon

Eggs:    $1.14/dozen

Car:   $ 3,400

Gas:   $ .35/gallon

House:   $27,500

Stamp:   $ .06

Minimum Wage:  $1.60/hr
            Birthdays on June 8

1867   Frank Lloyd Wright - Master Builder

1933   Joan Rivers - comedian

1939   Herb Adderly - NFL Hall of Famer (Packers, Cowboys)

1940   Nancy Sinatra - Singer

1942   Chuck Negron - singer, Three Dog Night

1944   Boz Scaggs (William Royce) - Singer

1944   Don Grady - Actor (Robbie Douglas on My Three Sons)
  • Popular TV Shows In 1969

  • The Ed Sullivan Show

  • Mission: Impossible

  • Mannix

  • Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

  • Marcus Welby, M.D.

  • Bonanza