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Maiden flight of Concorde

Representation of the People Act 1969 lowers the voting age from 22 to 18

Robin Knox-Johnston becomes the first person to sail around the world solo without stopping

In 1969:

Inventions in 1969

36th President: Lyndon B. Johnson November 22nd 1963 - January 20th 1969

The average house cost $25,600
Equivalent today: $152,750

The average car cost $3,270
Equivalent today: $19,511

The average wage was $5,894
Equivalent today: $35,168

1969 Moon Landing

Apollo program: The human race, represented by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, lands on the Moon. Apollo 11 lifted off for the Moon on July 16 and returned safely on July 24.

Photos: NASA