Friday 3 January 1969
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1969 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Jarmo Lehtinen: Finnish race car driver.
- Gerda Weissensteiner: Italian luger and bobsledder.
- Michael Schumacher: German racing driver.
- Marie Darrieussecq: French novelist and psychoanalyst.
- Matt LaBounty: defensive end (Seattle Seahawks).
- Steve Poapst in Cornwall: Ontario, Canada; NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals).
- Nikki Nelson in Topaz Lake: Nevada, USA; country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry).
- Rep Adam Clayton Powell Jr seated by Congress
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
- Young-Holt Unlimited - Soulful Strut
- B.J. Thomas - Hooked On A Feeling
- The Temptations - Cloud Nine
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Love Child
- Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
- Johnnie Taylor - Who's Making Love
- Classics IV - Stormy
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 3 January 1969 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?