Wednesday 5 February 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells.
In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits.
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 months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 5 February 1969 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
- Michael Sheen: Movie Actor.
- Bobby Brown in Roxbury: Massachusetts, USA; singer ("Ghostbusters", "Don't Be Cruel").
- Bobby Brown: American musician whose breakthrough album was "Don't Be Cruel," 1988.
- Thelma Ritter: American actress (Born 1905).
- Turn-On, debuts and cancelled by ABC after flopping so badly
- Vince Lombardi becomes part owner, vice president, general manager and head coach of Washington Redskins.
- US population reaches 200 million.
- A huge oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, California closes the city's harbor.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
- Brooklyn Bridge - Worst That Could Happen
- The Doors - Touch Me
- Tyrone Davis - Can I Change My Mind
- The Bee Gees - I Started A Joke
- Booker T. & The MG's - Hang 'Em High
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
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