It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye.
In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits.
Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of Tuesday, 21 January 1969 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
Famous People born
- 22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at MontrTal, Quebec, Canada.
: NFL tackle / guard (Atlanta Falcons, New York Jets)
: CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1969 ?
Playboy Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Giovanni Agnelli -- Jan. 17, 1969
Esquire Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.8110
Portnoy's Complaint - Philip Roth
The Godfather - Mario Puzo
The Love Machine - Jacqueline Susann
The Inheritors - Harold Robbins
Blyth & Co Flatterys Waters J H Bradbury art (1969)
Chris-Craft Chris-Craftsman (1969)
Mississippi Tourism Ad, Vistas of Vacation Variety (1969)
Tell the world why Tuesday, 21 January 1969 is such a special date for you!