Tuesday 16 September 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrew Borodow and Chester McGlockton.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies.
In UK Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was in the top 5 hits.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, directed by George Roy Hill, 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 Then Came Bronson.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1969 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Andrew Borodow: Montreal, Quebec -- 130 kg freestyle wrestler (1992, 96 Olympics - 5th Place ).
- Chester McGlockton: NFL defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders).
- Kathi Wolfgram: Minneapolis, Minnesota -- Rocker (Jets-You Got it All).
- Marthijn Pothoven: Soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles).
- Justine Frischmann: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Elastica and Suede).
- Janno Gibbs: Filipino singer-songwriter and actor
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- Three Dog Night - Easy To Be Hard
- Tom Jones - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- The Youngbloods - Get Together
- Oliver - Jean
- Bobby Sherman - Little Woman
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
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