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Tuesday, 21 January 1969

1969-01-21

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..

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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Pierrot le Fou

Pierrot le Fou

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani

Country: United States

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The Wrecking Crew

The Wrecking Crew

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate

Country: United States

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The Love Bug

The Love Bug

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson

Country: United States

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The Night They Raided Minsky's

The Night They Raided Minsky's

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom

Country: United States

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Complete and Utter History of Britain

Complete and Utter History of Britain

Starring: Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Wallas Eaton, Colin Gordon

Country: United Kingdom

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The Borderers

The Borderers

Written by: Bill Craig

Starring: Ross Campbell, Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Gambon, Edith MacArthur

Country: United Kingdom

Happening for Lulu

Happening for Lulu

Starring: Johnny Harris

Country: United Kingdom

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Starring: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

Country: United Kingdom

The Tyrant King

The Tyrant King

Starring: Philip Madoc, Murray Melvin, Kim Fortune, Candace Glendenning

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Books

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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.

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The Godfather by Mario Puzo

The Godfather

By: Mario Puzo

More than thirty years ago, a classic was born. A searing novel of the Mafia underworld, The Godfather introduced readers to the first family of American crime fiction, the Corleones, and the powerful legacy of tradition, blood, and honor that ...

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The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann

The Love Machine

By: Jacqueline Susann

The spectacular bestseller from the author of VALLEY OF THE DOLLS. In a time when steak, vodka, and Benzedrine were the three main staples of a healthy diet, when high-powered executives called each other “baby” and movie stars wore wigs ...

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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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