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Wednesday 1 October 1969

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Agustin Vasquez-Mendoza and Zach Galifianakis. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies. In UK Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was in the top 5 hits. The Undefeated, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mary Mungo & Midge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1969 or at October 01 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Undefeated

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Antonio Aguilar

Country: United States

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Astérix et Cléopâtre

Directed by: Ren Goscinny

Starring: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Micheline Dax

Country: United States

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross

Country: United States

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All Neat in Black Stockings

Directed by: Christopher Morahan

Starring: Victor Henry, Susan George, Jack Shepherd

Country: United States

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Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Mary Mungo & Midge

Starring: Richard Baker, Isabel Ryan

Country: United Kingdom

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Written by: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese

Starring: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

Country: United Kingdom

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Then Came Bronson

Written by: Denne Bart Petitclerc

Starring: Michael Parks

Country: United States

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My World and Welcome to It

Written by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: William Windom, Joan Hotchkis, Lisa Gerritsen, Henry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Hardy Boys

Starring: Byron Kane, Dal McKennon, Jane Webb

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Concorde 001 test flight breaks sound barrier
  • Guernsey and Jersey begin issuing their own postage stamps.
  • Concorde breaks the sound barrier for the first time.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, ...

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A Small Town In Germany

By: John le Carré

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, ...

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Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

Drury describes the chaos that overtakes America and the world with the suspicious death of the President just after his renomination. His death leaves the incumbent party without a candidate or a clear-cut way of selecting one.

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The Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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