Wednesday 3 December 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ed King and Kwamie Lassiter.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam.
In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A World Apart.
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 3 December 1969 ?
- International Day of Disabled Persons - 
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
- Ed King: NFL guard (NO Saints).
- Kwamie Lassiter: NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals).
- Bérengère Bonte: French news journalist, known for her intimate interviews with people from politics.
- Bill Steer: English guitarist and songwriter (Carcass Firebird Angel Witch and Gentlemans Pistols).
- John Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steam - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- The Beatles - Come Together
- R.B. Greaves - Take A Letter Maria
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Down On The Corner
- Blood, Sweat and Tears - And When I Die
- The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
- Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Three Dog Night - Eli's Coming
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