• Man would first step foot on the moon
• The Manson Family commits the Tate-LaBianca Murders.
• Nixon would be our new President.
• The anti-war protests raged on and became more violent.
• The first troop withdrawals were made from Viet Nam. And the draft lottery came in to being.
• Sen. Ted Kennedy was involved with the drunken driving 'Chappaquiddick' incident involving the death of Mary Jo Kopechne.
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
• MOVIES: “Midnight Cowboy” “Love Bug” “Funny Girl” and “Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid”
• T.V.: “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In,” “Gunsmoke,” and “Marcus Welby, M.D.”
• The first year headrests would be mandated in all new cars.
• Led Zeppelin would release their first album.
• John would marry Yoko…Paul would marry Linda, Tiny Tim & Miss Vicki married on the Tonight Show.
• Monty Python’s Flying Circus first aired on the BBC.
• Robert Crumb’s Fritz The Cat was the comic strip that all the “tuned in” folks read
• Judy Garland
• Brian Jones-drowning
• Boris Karloff
• Ho Chi Minh
• This song is the opening track on the album Abbey Road, and was released as a double A-sided single with "Something", their twenty-sixth in the United States.
• The song's history began when Lennon was inspired by Timothy Leary's campaign for governor of California titled "Come together, join the party" against Ronald Reagan, which promptly ended when Leary was sent to prison for possession of marijuana.
• When rumors were spreading that Paul McCartney was dead, some fans thought the line "One and one and one is three" meant that only George, John and Ringo were left. The line "Got to be good lookin' cuz he's so hard to see" was supposed to be Paul's spirit.
• It has been speculated that each verse refers cryptically to each of The Beatles (e.g. "he's one holy roller" allegedly refers to the spiritually inclined George Harrison; "he got monkey finger, he shoot Coca-Cola" to Ringo, the funny Beatle; "he got Ono sideboard, he one spinal cracker" to Lennon himself; and "got to be good-looking 'cause he's so hard to see" to Paul); however, it has also been suggested that the song has only a single "pariah-like protagonist" and Lennon was "painting another sardonic self-portrait.
• Here are the Beatles with “Come Together” Your Number 1 @ 1 from November 1969.