Tuesday 15 July 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christina Novak and John Crotty.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans.
In UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits.
Easy Rider, directed by Dennis Hopper, 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 The David Frost Show.
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 15 July 1969 ?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Christina Novak: Miss Arizona USA (1996).
- John Crotty: NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trailblazers).
- Johnny Scott: CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions).
- Peter Ciavaglia: Albany, New York -- US hockey forward (1994 Olympics).
- Richard Fletcher Pride III: Tuscaloosa, Alabama -- PGA golfer (1994 Fed Exp).
- Lorenzo Williams: NBA center (Washington Wizards, Dallas Mavericks)
- Ain Tammus: Estonian footballer and coach
- Peter Van Eyck: Steinwehr, Germany -- Actor (Brain, Wages of Fear).
- Cincinnati Reds' Lee May hits four home runs in a doubleheader.
- Rod Carew ties the record with his seventh steal of home in a season.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - Spinning Wheel
- Oliver - Good Morning Starshine
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
- Jr. Walker & the All Stars - What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
- Three Dog Night - One
- The Winstons - Color Him Father
- The Beatles - The Ballad Of John And Yoko
- Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour
- Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus - Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet
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