Monday 7 April 1969
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension.
In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits.
Support Your Local Sheriff!, directed by Burt Kennedy, 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 7 April 1969 ?
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Jeremy Lincoln NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears: Seattle Seahawks).
- Ricky Bones in Salinas: Puerto Rico; pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, New York Yankees).
- Clark Sheehan in Denver: Colorado, USA; cyclist (Olympics-1996).
- Peggy Clasen in Saint Paul: Minnesota, USA; speed skater (Olympics-1994).
- Ricky Watters: NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles).
- Supreme Court strikes down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material
- Ted Williams begins managing Washington Senators, they lose to New York Yankees 8-4.
- US Supreme Court strikes down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material.
- The Internet's symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - You've Made Me So Very Happy
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
- Glen Campbell - Galveston
- The Zombies - Time Of The Season
- Jerry Butler - Only The Strong Survive
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- The Cowsills - Hair
- The Temptations - Run Away Child, Running Wild
- Edwin Starr - Twenty-Five Miles
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