The year 1969 was the 69th year of the 20th Century and the 969th year of the 2nd Millennium.
Death of Chris Skelton
In the real world, Chris Skelton was fatally shot after following orders from his sergeant to go out into the open during a dangerous situation. In Gene Hunt's world this is revealed by Jim Keats, when he gives Ray, Chris and Shaz each a video depicting their real-world deaths. (A2A Series 3: Episode 8)
Birth of Sam Tyler
|Years featured and mentioned in 'Life on Mars' and 'Ashes to Ashes'|
|UK: 1953 - 1969 - 1972 - 1973 - 1974 - 1979 - 1980 - 1981 - 1982 - 1983 - 1995 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009|
US: 1973 - 2008 - 2035
ES: 1977 - 2009