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1969 is a year in the 20th century. It is the tenth and final year in the decade of the 1960s.

Known Events[]

  • Native American activists occupy Alcatraz.[1]
  • The Apollo moon landing is broadcast on live TV.[2] During this historic event, computers are used[3], the astronauts bring Tang[4], and a US flag is planted into the Moon's soil.[5]
  • Tinker vs. Des Moines determines that students have the right to free speech.[6]

Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?[]

In Episode 51, the Time Pilots meet a student protester who is banging on pots and pans as part of her music theory homework and is wearing a black armband in protest of the Vietnam War. Her clues about Tinker v. Des Moines causes the Time Pilots to determine that Jacqueline Hyde has fled to 1969.

In Season 2, Episode 29, the Time Pilots meet Fred Dinglehopper, a nobody who wants to be an astronaut and gives clues directing them to the 1969 Apollo Moon Landing, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted a US flag on the moon.