Friday 19 December 1969
It was Friday, 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.
The Punch Bowl, directed by Helmut Weiss, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1969 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Santana Dotson: NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31).
- Aziza Zadeh: Azerbaijani musician labeled "The Princess of Jazz.
- Michael Bates NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns: Carolina Panthers).
- Mike Alexander: WLAF corner (Rhein Fire).
- Scott Pearson in Cornwall: Ontario, Canada; NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres).
- Kristy Swanson: American actress
- Richard Hammond: Journalist
- Villano IV: Mexican professional wrestler
- Michael Bates: American sprinter and football player
- Tom Gugliotta: NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves).
- Nayan Mongia: Indian cricketer
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Steam - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- The Beatles - Come Together
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- R.B. Greaves - Take A Letter Maria
- Blood, Sweat and Tears - And When I Die
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Down On The Corner
- Neil Diamond - Holly Holy
- Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 19 December 1969 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?