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Friday 5 December 1969

1969-12-05

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York

Country: United States

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Z

Directed by: Costa-Gavras

Starring: Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Country: United States

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Out of It

Directed by: Paul Williams

Starring: Barry Gordon, Jon Voight, Lada Edmund Jr.

Country: United States

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Change of Habit

Directed by: William Graham

Starring: Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair

Country: United States

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Marlowe

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: James Garner, Gayle Hunnicutt, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A World Apart

Starring: William Prince, Susan Sarandon, Susan Sullivan, Nicolas Surovy

Country: United States

Sesame Street

Written by: Joan Ganz Cooney

Starring: Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson, Jim Henson

Country: United States

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Mary Mungo & Midge

Starring: Richard Baker, Isabel Ryan

Country: United Kingdom

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Written by: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese

Starring: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

Country: United Kingdom

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Then Came Bronson

Written by: Denne Bart Petitclerc

Starring: Michael Parks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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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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