Thursday 6 February 1969
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include April Lerman in Chicago and Greg Patrick.
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.
On TV people were watching Riptide.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 February 1969 ?
- Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
- Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
- Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
- Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
- Saint Vedastus (+540)
- Saint Dorothea, patron saint of florists
- Saint Paul Miki
- April Lerman in Chicago: Illinois, USA; actress (Lila - Charles in Charge).
- Greg Patrick: WLAF safety (Frankfurt Galaxy).
- James Jones NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos: Baltimore Ravens).
- Kurt Abbott: US baseball player (Florida Marlins).
- Anna Acker-Macosko in Marshfield: Wisconsin, USA; LPGA golfer (1995 Gold Coast Tour).
- Bob Wickman in Green Bay: Wisconsin, USA; pitcher (Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees).
- David Hayter: American voice actor
- Masaharu Fukuyama: Japanese singer-songwriter producer and actor
- Tim Sherwood: English footballer and manager
- Dear World opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 132 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- Brooklyn Bridge - Worst That Could Happen
- The Doors - Touch Me
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
- The Bee Gees - I Started A Joke
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- Booker T. & The MG's - Hang 'Em High
- Tyrone Davis - Can I Change My Mind
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