Saturday 3 May 1969
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension.
In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits.
Mackenna's Gold, directed by J. Lee Thompson, 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..
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Which were the important events of 3 May 1969 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Daryl F Mallett: American writer/editor.
- Daryl Mallett: American author and actor.
- Bruce Reyes-Chow: American minister and author.
- Amy Ryan: American actress.
- Karen Kraft: San Mateo, California -- Rower (1996 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Trumpets of the Lord closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 7 performances
- 95th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack on Majestic Prince wins in 2:01.8.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - You've Made Me So Very Happy
- The Cowsills - Hair
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- Jerry Butler - Only The Strong Survive
- Glen Campbell - Galveston
- The Ventures - Hawaii Five-O
- Booker T. & The M.G.'s - Time Is Tight
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Sweet Cherry Wine
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
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