Friday 18 April 1969
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Princess Sayako and Keith RA DeCandido.
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.
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 18 April 1969 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Princess Sayako: of Japan.
- Keith RA DeCandido: American author.
- Vladimir Tsyplakov in Inta: Russia; NHL left wing (Los Angeles Kings, Belarus 1998).
- Celia Melton: American professional artist, a recent graduate of the San Francisco School of Fine Arts.
- Sayako : Japanese royalty, the daughter of the Emperor Akihito Heisei and Michiko Shoda, Sayako is the granddaughter of Emperor Hirohito.
- Keith DeCandido: American author
- Sayako Kuroda: Japanese daughter of Akihito
- Stefan Schwarz: Swedish footballer and manager
- Robert Změlík: Czech decathlete
- Piotr F Scharoff: Russ / Italian actor / director (Chechov), dies at 82.
- Melina Mercouri establishes Greek Aid Fund
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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