- My poem “Till we meet again” was published in the Forward Magazine on December 15, 1969.
- I received fifteen kyats for my poem.
- Burma was host of SEAP Games for the second time.
The first time was in 1961.
- Myint Aung won six Gold medals in Gymnastics.
- Jimmy Crampton won Gold in 800 m and 1500 m.
- Shimbwegan succeeded Mee Tung Naw as the Marathon Champion.
Tekkatho Moe War wrote : Well, Maung Hla Min, this is indeed one of the unexpected from your expected works. Congrats!