Friday 7 February 1969
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fiona Robinson and Bucky Richardson.
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.
Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, 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.
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Which were the important events of 7 February 1969 ?
- Blessed Eugenia Smet (d.1871)
- Independence Day in Grenada (1974).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mulk (Dominion) - First day of the 18th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan (2005).
- Saints Paul Miki and his 25 companians (d. Nagasaki, 1597)
- Fiona Robinson: Collie, Western Australia -- Basketball player (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Bucky Richardson: US football quarterback (Houston Oilers).
- Adriano: Brazilian footballer.
- Adriano Francisco: Brazilian footballer.
- Yves Racine: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Bainbridge Crist: Composer, dies at 85.
- This Is Tom Jones, debuts on ABC TV
- Diane Crump becomes 1st woman jockey at a major US racetrack (Hialeah)
- Al-Fatah-leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of Palestinian Liberation Organization.
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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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