Wednesday 20 August 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones.
In UK Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits.
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun, directed by Robert Parrish, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1969 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Duke Droese: American professional wrestler.
- Billy Gardell: American comedian actor and producer.
- Mark Holzemer: American baseball player and scout.
- Bart Spark: Soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen).
- Francisco Torres: Jockey.
- 69 cm rainfall in Nelson Co., Virginia (state record)
- Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is established in Florissant, CO, USA
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- The Youngbloods - Get Together
- Tony Joe White - Polk Salad Annie
- The Guess Who - Laughing
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?