|Sunday 5th January 1969|
Marilyn Manson was born.
|Wednesday 8th January 1969|
R. Kelly was born.
|Tuesday 14th January 1969|
Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters and Nirvana was born.
|Thursday 30th January 1969|
The Beatles make their last-ever public appearance as a group, performing on the roof of Apple Studios at 3 Saville Row, London.
|Saturday 1st March 1969|
Jim Morrison was arrested for exposing himself during a live show
|Wednesday 12th March 1969|
Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London
|Thursday 20th March 1969|
Beatle John Lennon marries Yoko Ono in Gibraltar
|Tuesday 25th March 1969|
John & Yoko stage their 1st bed-in for peace in Amsterdam
|Saturday 29th March 1969|
Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction and Porno For Pyros, was born.
|Friday 16th May 1969|
The Who's Pete Townsend & Roger Daltrey charged with assault
|Wednesday 21st May 1969|
John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin a ten-day "bed-in" in Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel.
|Monday 26th May 1969|
John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their second "Bed-In For Peace" in Montreal.
|Saturday 7th June 1969|
Blind Faith plays a free concert in London's Hyde Park in front of an estimated 120,000 people.
|Sunday 8th June 1969|
Brian Jones announces he was leaving The Rolling Stones because he didn't agree with the band's musical direction. Less than a month later he would be found dead in the swimming pool at his home.
|Monday 9th June 1969|
Guitarist Mick Taylor joins The Rolling Stones as Brian Jones' replacement.
|Sunday 15th June 1969|
American rapper and ex member of N.W.A., Ice Cube, was born.
|Friday 20th June 1969|
The 3 day Newport '69 Festival starts in Northridge, California.
|Wednesday 2nd July 1969|
Bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell quit the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
|Thursday 3rd July 1969|
Former Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones is found dead in his swimming pool at his Cotchford Farm, Hartfield, England home.
|Wednesday 9th July 1969|
Courtney Love was born.
|Friday 11th July 1969|
David Bowie's single, "Space Oddity", was released to coincide with the first lunar landing.
|Tuesday 22nd July 1969|
Aretha Franklin is arrested for disorderly conduct after creating a disturbance in a Detroit parking lot.
|Friday 15th August 1969|
The Woodstock Music and Art Fair opens for three days on Max Yasgur's farm in Bethel, New York. Over 400,000 attend, most without tickets.
|Thursday 9th October 1969|
British artist P.J. Harvey was born.
|Saturday 11th October 1969|
Bluesman Muddy Waters was seriously injured and three other people were killed in a car crash near Chicago.
|Tuesday 11th November 1969|
Jim Morrison of the Doors is jailed for "interfering with the flight of an intercontinental aircraft and public drunkenness."
|Saturday 15th November 1969|
Janis Joplin was arrested in Tampa, Florida on charges of using "vulgar and indecent language" at her concert. After being arrested in her dressing room, Joplin was released on $504 bond.
|Tuesday 25th November 1969|
John Lennon returns his MBE to Queen Elizabeth, citing British involvement in the Nigeria-Biafra war, political support of the U.S. position in Vietnam and the poor reception given to the Plastic Ono Band's "Cold Turkey."
|Wednesday 26th November 1969|
Creams final concert Royal Albert Hall
|Saturday 29th November 1969|
The Beatles single Come Together goes to Number 1.
|Saturday 29th November 1969|
John Lennon was convicted of possesion of cannabis and fined $360 in a London court.
|Saturday 6th December 1969|
Four people die at a Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California, including one who was stabbed by a Hell's Angel who was hired to act as a security guard.