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For the American TV schedule, see: 1969–70 United States network television schedule.

The year 1969 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events in 1969.

List of years in television (table)





Ending this yearEdit

Date Show Debut
January 4 Wacky Races (returned in 2017) 1968
February 9 The Saint (UK) 1962
April 13 The Mothers-in-Law 1967
May 2 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. 1964
May 14 Do Not Adjust Your Set (UK) 1967
May 21 The Avengers (UK) 1961
June 2 Peyton Place 1964
June 3 Star Trek 1966
June 8 The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour 1967
June 8 Peanuts 1969 (returned in the 1970s)
September 20 Match Game 1962
December 13 The Banana Splits Adventure Hour 1968

Changes of network affiliationEdit

Show Moved from Moved to
Get Smart NBC CBS
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir ABC


Date Name Notability
January 1 Mr. Lawrence American voice actor (voice of Plankton on SpongeBob SquarePants and Filburt on Rocko's Modern Life)
January 8 Ami Dolenz American actress (Ferris Bueller)
January 11 Kyle Richards American actress (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills)
January 14 Jason Bateman American actor (The Hogan Family, Arrested Development)
January 17 Naveen Andrews American-British actor (Lost)
January 18 Jesse L. Martin American actor (Law & Order, The Flash)
January 19 Wendy Moniz American actress (Guiding Light, Nash Bridges, The Guardian)
January 22 Olivia d'Abo English-American actress (The Wonder Years)
Guy Fieri American celebrity chef and game show host
January 27 Patton Oswalt American comedian and actor (The King of Queens, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
February 6 April Lerman American actress (Charles in Charge)
February 8 Karl Wiedergott American-German actor (The Simpsons)
February 11 Jennifer Aniston American actress (Rachel on Friends)
February 22 Clinton Kelly Panamanian-American television host
March 6 Andrea Elson American actress (ALF)
Amy Pietz American actress (Caroline in the City)
March 10 Paget Brewster American actress (Criminal Minds)
March 11 Terrence Howard American actor (Sparks, Empire)
March 17 Matthew St. Patrick American actor (Six Feet Under)
April 6 Ari Meyers American actress (Kate & Allie)
April 10 Billy Jayne American actor (Parker Lewis Can't Lose)
May 10 Judson Mills American actor (Walker, Texas Ranger)
May 12 Kim Fields American actress (The Facts of Life, Living Single)
May 16 David Boreanaz American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Bones)
Tracey Gold American actress (Growing Pains)
May 24 Carl Anthony Payne II American actor (The Cosby Show, Martin)
May 29 Anthony Azizi American actor (Lost)
June 4 Horatio Sanz Chilean-born American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live)
June 7 Kim Rhodes American actress (As the World Turns, Another World, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody)
June 13 Laura Kightlinger American actress and comedian (Will & Grace, The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman)
Jamie Walters American actor and singer (Beverly Hills, 90210)
June 28 Tichina Arnold American actress (Martin, Everybody Hates Chris)
Danielle Brisebois American actress (All in the Family, Archie Bunker's Place) and singer
July 7 Cree Summer American-Canadian actress (A Different World, Tiny Toon Adventures, Codename: Kids Next Door)
July 12 Lisa Nicole Carson American actress (ER, Ally McBeal)
July 13 Ken Jeong American actor (Community, Dr. Ken)
July 20 Josh Holloway American actor (Lost, Intelligence)
July 21 Godfrey American actor and comedian (The Mr. Men Show)
July 22 James Arnold Taylor American voice actor (Drawn Together, Johnny Test, Star Wars: The Clone Wars)
July 24 Jennifer Lopez American actress and singer (In Living Color, American Idol)
July 27 Triple H American WWE wrestler
August 4 Michael DeLuise American actor (21 Jump Street, seaQuest DSV)
August 18 Christian Slater American actor (Breaking In)
Edward Norton American actor
August 19 Matthew Perry American actor (Chandler on Friends)
August 28 Jack Black American actor, comedian and singer
Jason Priestley Canadian-American actor (Beverly Hills, 90210, Call Me Fitz)
September 6 Trina McGee American actress (Boy Meets World)
September 20 Victoria Dillard American actress (Spin City)
September 23 Michelle Thomas American actress (Family Matters) (d. 1998)
September 29 Erika Eleniak American actress and model (Baywatch)
October 4 Abraham Benrubi American actor (Parker Lewis Can't Lose, ER)
Jerry Minor American actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live, Carpoolers, Brickleberry)
October 8 Jeremy Davies American actor (Lost)
October 16 Terri J. Vaughn American actress (The Steve Harvey Show)
October 19 Trey Parker American actor and director (South Park)
October 23 Brooke Theiss American actress (Just the Ten of Us)
October 25 Nika Futterman American voice actress
November 4 Matthew McConaughey American actor (True Detective)
November 5 Pat Kilbane American actor and comedian (Mad TV)
November 13 Melissa Hayden American actress (Guiding Light)
November 19 Erika Alexander American actress (The Cosby Show, Living Single)
December 9 Allison Smith American actress (Kate & Allie, The West Wing)
December 19 Kristy Swanson American actress (Knots Landing, Early Edition)
December 29 Patrick Fischler American actor (Lost, Mad Men, Southland)


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