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Saturday 5 July 1969

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Haylea Petrie and John Leclair. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Death Rides a Horse

Directed by: Giulio Petroni

Starring: Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega

Country: United States

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Carry on Camping

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey

Country: United States

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The Wild Bunch

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Blue Movie

Directed by: Andy Warhol

Starring: Viva, Louis Waldon

Country: United States

True Grit

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The David Frost Show

Starring: David Frost

Country: United States

The Main Chance

Written by: Edmund Ward, John Malcolm

Starring: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Country: United Kingdom

The Johnny Cash Show

Starring: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Country: United States

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The Gnomes of Dulwich

Starring: Hugh Lloyd, Terry Scott, John Clive, Leon Thau

Country: United Kingdom

Complete and Utter History of Britain

Starring: Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Wallas Eaton, Colin Gordon

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Haylea Petrie: Australian softball outfielder (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
  • John Leclair: St. Albans, Vermont -- NHL forward (Team USA, Philadelphia).
  • John Oostendorp: Iowa City, Iowa -- 220 lbs greco-roman wrestler (1996 Olympics).
  • Joshua Crayton: Redondo Beach, California -- Kayak (1996 Olympics).
  • Jeremy Spake: English television personality.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tom Mboya: Kenyian economics minister, assassinated in Narobi at 65.
  • Wilhelm Backhaus: German concert pianist in the classical tradition.
  • Walter Gropius: German-American architect, father of the Bauhaus movement.
  • Ben Alexander: Australian rugby player (d. 1992).
  • Leo McCarey: American director and screenwriter (d. 1969).
Facts:
  • 83rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats J Newcombe (64 57 64 64)
  • Tom Mboya, Kenyan Minister of Development, is assassinated.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1969?

  • Life: Neil Armstrong
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cesar Chavez -- July 4, 1969
  • Esquire

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 new novel, A Legacy of Spies, ...

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Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

Drury describes the chaos that overtakes America and the world with the suspicious death of the President just after his renomination. His death leaves the incumbent party without a candidate or a clear-cut way of selecting one.

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The Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

Hurricane Years

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