My how time flies when you're having fun.1969 was 50 years ago, y'all. If you watched the ABC Tuesday night limited series '1969', you've no doubt gone down memory lane a couple of times in the last couple of months. It's a fascinating look back at what many people consider a much better time.

A lot of the crazy things in life got their start that year, and I thought I would list off some, for a little nostalgia this summer. Be sure to check out the whole list from Mental Floss.

  • The Apollo Moon Landing. July 16
  • Sesame Street. November 16
  • Monty Python's Flying Circus. April 7
  • Woodstock. August 15
  • The Beatle's Rooftop Concert. January 30
  • PBS. November 3
  • Wendy's. November 15
  • The Brady Bunch. September 26
  • ATM Machines. September 2
  • Chappaquidick Incident with Ted Kennedy. July 18
  • 'Easy Rider' May 5
  • 'The Godfather' (book) March 10
  • 'Abbey Road' The Beatles September 26
  • Led Zeppelin. January 12
  • 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' October 24
  • Manson Family murders. August 8.
  • Scooby Doo. September 13


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