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..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

  • Pierrot le FouPierrot le Fou
    directed by Jean-Luc Godard
    starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani
  • The Wrecking CrewThe Wrecking Crew
    directed by Phil Karlson
    starring: Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate
  • The Love BugThe Love Bug
    directed by Robert Stevenson
    starring: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson
  • The Night They Raided Minsky'sThe Night They Raided Minsky's
    directed by William Friedkin
    starring: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Tuesday, 21 January 1969 ?


Holidays
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day

Facts
  • 22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at MontrTal, Quebec, Canada.

Famous People born
Matt Willig: NFL tackle / guard (Atlanta Falcons, New York Jets)
Ted Long: CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
Ashley Sheppard;: NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars).
Rusty Greer in Fort Rucker: Alabama, USA; outfielder (Texas Rangers).
Karina Lombard: American actress
Eduard Hamalainen: Finnish-Belarusian decathlete
Tsubaki Nekoi: Japanese manga artist
M. K. Hobson: American speculative fiction and fantasy writer

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1969 ?

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth

Portnoy's Complaint

by Philip Roth


Portnoy's Complaint n. [after Alexander Portnoy (1933- )] A disorder in which strongly-felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings, often of a perverse nature.

The Godfather by Mario Puzo

The Godfather

by Mario Puzo


When Mario Puzo's blockbuster saga, The Godfather, was first published in 1969, critics hailed it as one of the greatest novels of our time, and "big, turbulent, highly entertaining."

The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann

The Love Machine

by Jacqueline Susann


SHIPS FROM CALIFORNIA!!HASSLE FREE RETURNS!!

The Inheritors by Harold Robbins

The Inheritors

by Harold Robbins


From the author of The New York Times #1 best-selling novel The Carpetbaggers comes a novel exposing the money, fame, sex, politics and power that accompany being at the top of the entertainment industry. Based

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Tell the world why Tuesday, 21 January 1969 is such a special date for you!