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Wednesday 12 November 1969

1969-11-12

It was Wednesday, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Change of Habit

Directed by: William Graham

Starring: Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair

Country: United States

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Marlowe

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: James Garner, Gayle Hunnicutt, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States

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Battle of Britain

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews

Country: United States

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Paint Your Wagon

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg

Country: United States

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The Madwoman of Chaillot

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Sesame Street

Written by: Joan Ganz Cooney

Starring: Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson, Jim Henson

Country: United States

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Mary Mungo & Midge

Starring: Richard Baker, Isabel Ryan

Country: United Kingdom

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Written by: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese

Starring: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

Country: United Kingdom

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Then Came Bronson

Written by: Denne Bart Petitclerc

Starring: Michael Parks

Country: United States

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My World and Welcome to It

Written by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: William Windom, Joan Hotchkis, Lisa Gerritsen, Henry Morgan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Iain Sydie: North York, Ontario -- Badminton player (1996 Olympics).
  • Trevor Shaw: CFL slot back (BC Lions).
  • John Gosch: American missing person, age 12 when he disappeared while delivering newspapers in West Des Moines, IA on 9/05/82.
  • Ian Bremmer: American political scientist and author.
  • Jason Cundy: English footballer and sportscaster.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Author Alexander Solzhenitsyn expelled from Soviet Writers Union
  • US army announces investigating William Calley for alleged massacre of civilians at Vietnamese village of My Lai in March, 19
  • WJJY (now WJPT) TV channel 14 in Jacksonville, IL (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • Vietnam War: My Lai Massacre : Independent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh breaks the My Lai story.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, ...

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A Small Town In Germany

By: John le Carré

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from ...

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Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers and spotting to closed page ends. Pencil mark to blank page and to inside board.

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The Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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