Monday 1 September 1969
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henning Berg .
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones.
The Trouble with Girls, directed by Peter Tewksbury, 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 The Hardy Boys.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 September 1969 ?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- Henning Berg: Norwegian footballer and manager.
- William Flanagan: Composer, dies at 46.
- Libyan revolution, Colonel Moammar Gadhafi deposes King Idris.
- Tran Thien Khiem became Prime Minister of South Vietnam under President Nguyen Van Thieu.
- A coup in Libya ousts King Idris, and brings Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to power.
- The first automatic teller machine in the United States is installed in Rockville Centre, New York.
- Ho Chi Minh, former president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam dies.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- The Youngbloods - Get Together
- Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay
- Three Dog Night - Easy To Be Hard
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- Tom Jones - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
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