1969 in the United Kingdom

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1969 in the United Kingdom
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Events from the year 1969 in the United Kingdom. The year is dominated by the beginnings of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Incumbents

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

  • 11 September – The housing charity Shelter released a report claiming that there are up to 3,000,000 people in need of rehousing due to poor living conditions.[32]
  • 16 September – Iconic 1960s fashion store Biba reopened on Kensington High Street.[11]
  • 21 September – Police evicted squatters of the London Street Commune from 144 Piccadilly.[33]
  • 26 September – The Beatles released what would be their final album (Abbey Road) recorded together.
  • 28 September – The National Trust acquired ownership of the island of Lundy.

October

November

December

Undated

Publications

Births

January – March

April – June

July – September

October – December

Deaths

January – March

April – June

July – September

October – December

See also

References

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  44. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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