Thursday 3 July 1969
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Elan Carter and Edward Cherubin.
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.
On TV people were watching The David Frost Show.
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 July 1969 ?
- National holiday in Belarus
- Feast day of Saint Thomas
- Start of the Dog Days
- Elan Carter: Nutley, New Jersey -- Playmate (June, 1994).
- Edward Cherubin: American homicide, age 22 when he had an altercation with Jody Driscoll, 18, about 11:00 PM on 9/16/1990 in Everett, MA.
- Stefan Van Der Heyden: Belgian soccer football player, a midfielder on the Brugge team in the 1994 World Cup.
- Kevin Hearn: Canadian singer and keyboard player (Barenaked Ladies Rheostatics and Kevin Hearn and Thin Buckle).
- Hermann Grabner: Austrian composer and music teacher.
- 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island.
- The biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus - Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - Spinning Wheel
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising
- Oliver - Good Morning Starshine
- Three Dog Night - One
- The Beatles - Get Back
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- The Winstons - Color Him Father
- Marvin Gaye - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
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