Tuesday 11 November 1969
It was Tuesday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 November 1969 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Damion Easley: NYC, New York -- Infielder (California Angels).
- Kristen Wilson: American actress.
- Dave Moore: NFL tight end / fullback (Tampa Bay Bucs).
- Jeff Sydner: NFL wide receiver / punt returner (NY Jets).
- LaRee Pearl Sugg: Petersburg, Virginia -- LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-15th).
- Carson Kressley: American television personality
- Frank Newburg: Actor (Homemaker), dies at 83.
- Beatles with Billy Preston release Get Back in the UK
- Jim Morrison arrested on an airplane by FBI for drunkeness
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- The Beatles - Come Together
- Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
- R.B. Greaves - Take A Letter Maria
- Blood, Sweat and Tears - And When I Die
- The Beatles - Something
- Smith - Baby It's You
- The Flying Machine - Smile A Little Smile For Me
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