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 ?
Sports Illustrated: no.8110
Playboy Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Giovanni Agnelli -- Jan. 17, 1969
Portnoy's Complaint - Philip Roth
The Godfather - Mario Puzo
The Love Machine - Jacqueline Susann
The Inheritors - Harold Robbins
Winnebago Motor Home Wherever You Park It (1969)
Phillips Failiy of Good Spirits (1969)
United Airlines Hawaii Water Fun Photo (1969)
Tell the world why Tuesday, 21 January 1969 is such a special date for you!