Wednesday 8 October 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julia Ann and Jeremy Davies.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies.
In UK Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was in the top 5 hits.
Paint Your Wagon, directed by Joshua Logan, 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 Mary Mungo & Midge.
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1969 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Julia Ann: American porn actress and makeup artist.
- Jeremy Davies: American actor.
- Dylan Neal: Canadian-American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Eduardo Ciannelli: Italian actor who began his career as an opera baritone touring Italy and the Continent.
- The opening rally of the Days of Rage occurs, organized by the Weather Underground in Chicago, Illinois.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Oliver - Jean
- Bobby Sherman - Little Woman
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- Sly & the Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime
- Nilsson - Everybody's Talkin'
- Three Dog Night - Easy To Be Hard
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Gary Puckett - This Girl Is A Woman Now
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
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