Wednesday 5 March 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone.
In UK (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner was in the top 5 hits.
Where Eagles Dare, directed by Brian G. Hutton, 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 5 March 1969 ?
- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- Paul Blackthorne: British actor.
- Moussa Saib: former Algerian footballer.
- MC Solaar: African hip hop musician and MC.
- Danny King: English author and playwright.
- Moussa Saïb: Algerian footballer and manager.
- Rio Natsuki: Japanese voice actress
- Gustav Heinemann elected President of West Germany.
- Gold reaches record high US$47 per ounce in Paris, France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Jay and the Americans - This Magic Moment
- Dionne Warwick - This Girl's In Love With You
- Smokey Robinson - Baby, Baby Don't Cry
- The Doors - Touch Me
- 1910 Fruitgum Co. - Indian Giver
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