- Jersey and Guernsey in the Channel Islands started to issue their own stamps
- The Monty Python started being aired on the BBC
- Neil Armstrong stood on the moon
- Prince Charles was invested as the Prince of Wales
- The Beatles released the album, Yellow Submarine
- British troops intervene in Northern Ireland
- Mick Jagger was accidentally shot whilst filming Ned Kelly
- John Lennon returned his OBE in protest of the Vietnam War
- Britain abolishes the death penalty
- United Kingdom and Rhodesia sever diplomatic ties
- The Teignmouth Electron a trimaran sailed by Donald Crowhurst, is found drifting and unoccupied - this is a local history fact and I understand that Hollywood are planning to make a film of the event.
- Of the Rooster -
The year was 1969!