Tuesday 20 May 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Suzanne Lawrence in Humble and Alberto Mancini.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Back by The Beatles.
In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits.
Midnight Cowboy, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Gnomes of Dulwich.
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 20 May 1969 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Suzanne Lawrence in Humble: Texas, USA; Miss Texas-America (1991) (4th).
- Alberto Mancini: in Argentina; tennis star.
- Brian Gerard James (''Road Dogg'' Jesse James): American professional wrestler.
- James: Wrestler.
- Road Dogg: American wrestler producer and soldier.
- US troop capture Hill 937 / Hamburger Hill Vietnam
- US troops capture Hill 937/Hamburger Hill Vietnam.
- The Battle of Hamburger Hill in Vietnam ends.
- United States National Guard helicopters spray skin-stinging powder on anti-war protesters in California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Get Back
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- Mercy - Love (Can Make You Happy)
- The Cowsills - Hair
- The Edwin Hawkins Singers - Oh Happy Day
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- Donovan - Atlantis
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
- Ray Stevens - Gitarzan
- The Guess Who - These Eyes
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