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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)

Contents

EventsEdit

Programs/programmesEdit

DebutsEdit

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 (Returned in 1973) 1969
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

BirthsEdit

Date Name Notability
January 1 Mr. Lawrence American voice actor (voice of Plankton on SpongeBob SquarePants and Filburt on Rocko's Modern Life)
Morris Chestnut American actor (Rosewood)
January 7 Rex Lee American actor (Entourage, Young & Hungry)
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 15 Kellita Smith American actress (The Bernie Mac Show)
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.)
January 28 Kathryn Morris American actress (Cold Case)
February 1 Brian Krause American actor (Charmed)
February 6 April Lerman American actress (Charles in Charge)
February 8 Mary McCormack American actress (The West Wing, In Plain Sight)
Karl Wiedergott American-German actor (The Simpsons)
February 11 Jennifer Aniston American actress (Rachel on Friends)
February 22 Clinton Kelly Panamanian-American television host
February 28 Robert Sean Leonard American actor (House)
March 5 Paul Blackthorne English actor (Arrow)
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 15 Kim Raver American actress (Third Watch, 24, Grey's Anatomy)
March 16 Judah Friedlander American actor (30 Rock)
March 17 Matthew St. Patrick American actor (Six Feet Under)
March 19 Connor Trinneer American actor (Star Trek: Enterprise, Stargate Atlantis)
March 23 Kelly Perine American actor (One on One)
March 27 Kevin Corrigan American actor (Grounded for Life)
Pauley Perrette American actress (NCIS)
April 6 Ari Meyers American actress (Kate & Allie)
Paul Rudd American actor
April 10 Billy Jayne American actor (Parker Lewis Can't Lose)
April 24 Melinda Clarke American actress (Days of Our Lives, The O.C., Nikita)
April 29 Paul Adelstein American actor (Prison Break, Private Practice)
May 3 Amy Ryan American actress (The Office)
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 28 Justin Kirk American actor (Weeds)
May 29 Anthony Azizi American actor (Lost)
June 1 Teri Polo American actress (The Fosters)
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 8 David Sutcliffe Canadian actor (Gilmore Girls)
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 27 Ravi Kapoor English actor (Crossing Jordan)
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 3 Shawnee Smith American actor (Becker)
July 6 Brian Van Holt American actor (Cougar Town)
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 15 Reggie Hayes American actor (Girlfriends)
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 25 D.B. Woodside American actor (24)
July 27 Triple H American WWE wrestler
July 29 Timothy Omundson American actor (Xena: Warrior Princess, Judging Amy, Psych)
July 30 Simon Baker American actor and director (The Guardian, The Mentalist)
August 4 Michael DeLuise American actor (21 Jump Street, seaQuest DSV)
August 17 Donnie Wahlberg American singer (New Kids on the Block) and actor (Blue Bloods)
August 18 Christian Slater American actor (Breaking In)
Edward Norton American actor
August 19 Matthew Perry American actor (Chandler on Friends)
August 20 Billy Gardell American actor and comedian (Mike & Molly)
August 27 Chandra Wilson American actress (Grey's Anatomy)
August 28 Jack Black American actor, comedian and singer
Jason Priestley Canadian-American actor (Beverly Hills, 90210, Call Me Fitz)
August 31 Jonathan LaPaglia Australian actor (New York Undercover, Seven Days, The District)
September 6 Trina McGee American actress (Boy Meets World)
September 7 Diane Farr American actress (Rescue Me, Numb3rs)
September 17 Matthew Settle American actor (Band of Brothers, Gossip Girl)
September 20 Victoria Dillard American actress (Spin City)
September 23 Michelle Thomas American actress (Family Matters) (d. 1998)
September 27 Sofia Milos Swiss-born Italian-Greek actress (CSI: Miami)
September 29 Erika Eleniak American actress and model (Baywatch)
September 30 Silas Weir Mitchell American actor (Prison Break, Grimm)
October 3 Janel Moloney American actress (The West Wing)
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)
Dylan Neal Canadian actor (The Bold and the Beautiful, Dawson's Creek)
October 10 Wendi McLendon-Covey American actress (Reno 911!, Rules of Engagement, The Goldbergs)
Manu Bennett New Zealand-born actor (Spartacus, Arrow)
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 10 Ellen Pompeo American actress (Meredith Grey on Grey's Anatomy)
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)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Apollo 11 – 30th Anniversary" (report), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, webpage: GSFC-A11–30th

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