Tuesday 9 December 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam.
In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits.
Cactus Flower, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 9 December 1969 ?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Christophe Impens: Belgian record holder in Field and Track events who took 17th place in the 1500 m. at the Atlanta Olympics 1996.
- Bixente Lizarazu: French TV presenter, formerly one of the most successfull football players (defender) in the world: won 1998 FIFA World Cup, 2000 European Championship, and UEFA league with Bayern Munich.
- Ramon Garcia in Guanare: Venezuela; pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers).
- Jakob Dylan in New York City: New York, USA; singer/guitarist/Bob Dylan's son (The Wallflowers - "One Headlight").
- Greg[ory] Klingsporn in Morristown: New Jersey, USA; rower (Olympics-1996).
- Allison Smith in Bronx: New York, USA; actress (Jennie - Cagney and Lacey, Kate and Allie).
- Lori Greiner: Entrepreneur
- Jakob Dylan: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Wallflowers)
- Saskia Garel: Jamaican-Canadian singer-songwriter and actress (Love and Sas)
- Raphaël Rouquier: French mathematician and academic
- Allison Smith: American actress and singer
- Sebastian Spence: Canadian actor
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steam - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- The Beatles - Come Together
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Down On The Corner
- R.B. Greaves - Take A Letter Maria
- Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
- Blood, Sweat and Tears - And When I Die
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Mel And Tim - Backfield In Motion
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