Tuesday 21 January 1969
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
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes 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 months ?
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1969 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Eduard Hämäläinen: Finnish-Belarusian decathlete.
- M Hobson: American author.
- Karina Lombard: Tahitian-American actress and singer.
- Tsubaki Nekoi: Japanese manga artist.
- Matt Willig: NFL tackle / guard (Atlanta Falcons, New York Jets).
- Ted Long: CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
- Eduard Hamalainen: Finnish-Belarusian decathlete
- M K Hobson: American speculative fiction and fantasy writer
- Ashley Sheppard: NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Rusty Greer in Fort Rucker: Alabama, USA; outfielder (Texas Rangers).
- 22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at MontrTal, Quebec, Canada.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- Brooklyn Bridge - Worst That Could Happen
- The Doors - Touch Me
- Young-Holt Unlimited - Soulful Strut
- B.J. Thomas - Hooked On A Feeling
- The Bee Gees - I Started A Joke
- Dusty Springfield - Son-Of-A Preacher Man
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?