Wednesday 15 January 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye.
In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits.
Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth 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 15 January 1969 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Adam Burt: Detroit, Michigan -- NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers).
- Delino DeShields: American baseball player and manager.
- Huck Seed: American professional poker player.
- Siupeli Malamala: NFL guard/tackle (New York Jets).
- Leonard Wheeler NFL safety/cornerback (Cincinnati Bengals: Minnesota Vikings).
- Demetra Hampton: actress (Valentina).
- Delino DeShields in Seaford: Delaware, USA; infielder (Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers).
- Adam Burt in Detroit: Michigan, USA; NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers).
- Rod de: Highden; Australian 5k/10k/marathon runner (Olympics-1996).
- Rob van: Dijk; Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord).
- Marsha Miller in Rochester: New York, USA; WPVA volleyball player (National-17th-1995).
- Meret Becker: German actress and singer
- Linda Chapman: Children's Author
- Theodor Werner: German painter, dies at age 82.
- Soyuz 5 launched by Soviet Union
- The Soviet Union launches Soyuz 5.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- Brooklyn Bridge - Worst That Could Happen
- Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
- The Doors - Touch Me
- Young-Holt Unlimited - Soulful Strut
- B.J. Thomas - Hooked On A Feeling
- Dusty Springfield - Son-Of-A Preacher Man
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
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