Tuesday 12 August 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans.
In UK Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits.
Take the Money and Run, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1969 ?
- Tanita Tikaram: German-English singer-songwriter.
- Stuart Williams: Nevisian West Indies cricketer.
- Michael Cartier: American homicide; stalked and killed Kristin Lardner, (born 7/28/1970, Washington, D.C.
- Kitty G [Katia Geiger]: Leningrad, Russia -- Cable tv actress.
- Lincoln Coleman: NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons).
- Nate Gwynne: Davis, California -- Kayak (1996 Olympics)
- Aga Muhlach: Filipino actor, multi-award winning and considered as one of the top dramatic actors in the Philippines.
- Boston Celtics team sold for an NBA record $6 million.
- Violence erupts after the Apprentice Boys of Derry march in Derry, Northern Ireland, resulting in a three-day communal riot known as the Battle of the Bogside.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Kenny Rogers - Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town
- Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour
- Jr. Walker & the All Stars - What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
- Andy Kim - Baby, I Love You
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