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Wednesday 2 July 1969

1969-07-02

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet by Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus. In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Death Rides a Horse, directed by Giulio Petroni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Death Rides a Horse

Directed by: Giulio Petroni

Starring: Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega

Country: United States

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Carry on Camping

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey

Country: United States

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The Wild Bunch

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Blue Movie

Directed by: Andy Warhol

Starring: Viva, Louis Waldon

Country: United States

True Grit

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The David Frost Show

Starring: David Frost

Country: United States

The Main Chance

Written by: Edmund Ward, John Malcolm

Starring: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Country: United Kingdom

The Johnny Cash Show

Starring: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Country: United States

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The Gnomes of Dulwich

Starring: Hugh Lloyd, Terry Scott, John Clive, Leon Thau

Country: United Kingdom

Complete and Utter History of Britain

Starring: Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Wallas Eaton, Colin Gordon

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jenni Rivera: Pop Singer.
  • Richie Blackmore: New Zealand rugby league coach and former professional footballer who represented his country (the Kiwis) in both the 1995 and 2000 Rugby League World Cups.
  • Matthew Cox: American convicted felon.
  • Tim Rodber: English rugby player.
  • Andrea Collinelli: Italian cyclist, the winner of a Gold Medal at the Atlanta Olympics 1996.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Ireland bowl out WI for 25 at Londonderry, win by 9 wkts
  • Leslie West and Felix Pappalardi form rock group Mountain
  • The International resort/casino opens in Las Vegas Boulevard, Nevada. With 1500 rooms, it is the world's largest hotel, with the world's largest casino, at 29,000 square feet.

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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 memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from ...

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Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers and spotting to closed page ends. Pencil mark to blank page and to inside board.

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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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