Thursday 21 August 1969
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andujar Cedeno and Josee Chouinard.
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.
On TV people were watching Kapitän Harmsen.
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1969 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Andujar Cedeno: La Ramona, Dominican Republic -- Infielder (Detroit Tigers).
- Josee Chouinard: Rosemont, Quebec -- Figure skater (1994 Olympics - 9th Place).
- Bruce Anstey: New Zealand motorcycle racer.
- Josée Chouinard: Canadian figure skater.
- Fire in Al-Aksa-mosque in Jerusalem
- An Australian, Michael Dennis Rohan, sets the Al-Aqsa Mosque on fire
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- Tony Joe White - Polk Salad Annie
- The Youngbloods - Get Together
- The Guess Who - Laughing
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