Sunday 12 October 1969
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alison Peek and Dave Chaytors.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies.
In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits.
Paint Your Wagon, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mary Mungo & Midge.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1969 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Alison Peek: Australia -- Field hockey halfback / midfielder (1996 Olympics).
- Dave Chaytors: CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions).
- David Collins: Bethpage, New York -- Rower (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Jose Valentin: Manati, Puerto Rico -- Infielder (Milwaukee Brewers).
- Nancy Ann Kerrigan: Woburn, Massachusetts -- Figure skater (1994 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Terry Ray: NFL strong safety (NE Patriots)
- Kimberly Ann Grimm in Mount Lake Park: Maryland, USA; Miss Maryland-America (1991).
- Judit Masco: Spanish model
- Zeljko Milinovic: Slovenian footballer
- Martie Maguire: American singer-songwriter violinist and producer (Dixie Chicks and Court Yard Hounds)
- Judit Mascó: Spanish model and actress
- Željko Milinovič: Slovenian footballer
- Dwayne Roloson: Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- José Valentín: American baseball player coach and manager
- 1st time 5 people in space
- KDB-AM in Santa Barbara CA changes call letters to KAPN
- KHOF (now KAGL) TV ch 30 in San Bernardino / Glenda, CA (IND) begins
- Yoko Ono suffers another miscarriage
- Soyuz 7 is launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Oliver - Jean
- Bobby Sherman - Little Woman
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- Sly & the Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime
- Nilsson - Everybody's Talkin'
- Three Dog Night - Easy To Be Hard
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Gary Puckett - This Girl Is A Woman Now
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
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