Sunday 9 November 1969
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wedding Bell Blues by The 5th Dimension.
In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits.
Change of Habit, directed by William Graham, 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 November 1969 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- Angel Miranda: Arecieo, Puerto Rico -- Pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers).
- Sandra Denton: Rapper.
- Ramona Milano: Canadian actress.
- Roxanne Shanté: American rapper.
- Allison Wolfe: American singer-songwriter (Bratmobile Cold Cold Hearts and Partyline).
- A group of Amerindians, led by Richard Oakes, seizes Alcatraz Island for 19 months, inspiring a wave of renewed Indian pride and government reform.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
- Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
- The Beatles - Come Together
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- Smith - Baby It's You
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Sly & the Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime
- Blood, Sweat and Tears - And When I Die
- The Beatles - Something
- The Flying Machine - Smile A Little Smile For Me
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