Wednesday 1 January 1969, NewYear’s Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nicolle Dickson and Christi Paul.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye.
Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Das Sonntagskonzert.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1969 ?
- Nicolle Dickson: Australian actress.
- Christi Paul: American news anchor.
- Melissa DiMarco: Canadian actress.
- Allessandro Bovo: Italian water polo champion, the winner of a Gold Medal at the Barcelona Games in 1992.
- Paul Lawrie: Scottish golfer whose European rating jumped from 159th to 1st after he won the British Open Championship at Carnoustie in the early evening of 7/18/1999.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- Young-Holt Unlimited - Soulful Strut
- Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
- The Temptations - Cloud Nine
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Love Child
- Classics IV - Stormy
- Johnnie Taylor - Who's Making Love
- B.J. Thomas - Hooked On A Feeling
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