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Tuesday 16 December 1969

1969-12-16

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Leaving on A Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Topaz, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Topaz

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon

Country: United States

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The Damned

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem

Country: United States

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Anne of the Thousand Days

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Genevive Bujold, Irene Papas

Country: United States

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On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Directed by: Peter Hunt

Starring: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Cactus Flower

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hawn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A World Apart

Starring: William Prince, Susan Sarandon, Susan Sullivan, Nicolas Surovy

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • War is Over! If You Want It, Happy Christmas from John andYoko posters begin appearing
  • British House of Commons votes 343-185 abolishing the death penalty.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1969?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8157
  • Life: Apollo 12 moon walk
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ralph Nader -- Dec. 12, 1969

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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