Monday 14 April 1969
It was Monday, 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 The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits.
Teorema, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 14 April 1969 ?
- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
- Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
- Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
- Youth Day in Angola.
- Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
- 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.
- Brad Ausmus: American baseball player, a catcher for the Detroit Tigers.
- Brad Ausmus in New Haven: Connecticut, USA; catcher (Detroit Tigers).
- Brad Pennington in Salem: Indiana, USA; pitcher (California Angels).
- Mark Macon: NBA guard (Detroit Pistons).
- David Archibald in Chilliwack: British Columbia, Canada; NHL center (Ottawa Senators).
- Tim Roberts: NFL defensive end (New England Patriots).
- Martyn LeNoble: Dutch-American bass player (Porno for Pyros Jane's Addiction and Thelonious Monster)
- Vebjørn Selbekk: Norwegian journalist
- Pieter Zandvliet: Dutch mixed media artist and illustrator
- Vebj?rn Selbekk: Norwegian journalist
- 1st major league baseball game outside US played (Montreal Canada)
- 41st Academy Awards - Oliver, Cliff Robertson, and Katharine Hepburn/ Barbra Streisand win.
- KEET TV channel 13 in Eureka, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Student Afro-American Society seized at Columbia College.
- Tornado strikes Dacca, East Pakistan, killing 540.
- At the U.S. Academy Awards there is a tie for the Academy Award for Best Actress between Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand.
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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)
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - You've Made Me So Very Happy
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- Jerry Butler - Only The Strong Survive
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
- Glen Campbell - Galveston
- The Cowsills - Hair
- Edwin Starr - Twenty-Five Miles
- The Zombies - Time Of The Season
- Steppenwolf - Rock Me
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