Friday 11 April 1969
It was Friday, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1969 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Chisato Moritaka: Japanese singer-songwriter and actress.
- Michael von Grünigen: Swiss skier.
- Goldust : Wrestler.
- Cerys Matthews: Welsh singer.
- J Nick Adamson: Freeport, Bahamas -- US laser yachter (1996 Olympics - 21st Place).
- Silvia Melis: Italian kidnapping victim by terrorists February 1997 in Sardinia. The family money had been blocked by Italian anti-kidnapping laws, but the publisher, Nicola Grause, put up the ransom money. She was liberated on 11/11/1997.
- Caren Miosga: German journalist and TV moderator.
- Jesse Campbell NFL safety (New York Giants: Washington Redskins).
- Janeth Arcain: WNBA forward (Houston Comets).
- Dustin Rhodes: American professional wrestler
- Ludvig Irgens Jensen: Composer, dies at 74.
- South African President Frederik de Klerk marries Marike Willemse.
- The export ban of US silver coins is lifted.
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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)
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - You've Made Me So Very Happy
- The Cowsills - Hair
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- The Zombies - Time Of The Season
- Jerry Butler - Only The Strong Survive
- Glen Campbell - Galveston
- The Temptations - Run Away Child, Running Wild
- Edwin Starr - Twenty-Five Miles
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 11 April 1969 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?