Sunday 22 June 1969
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Derek Russell and Stéphane Moitoiret.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Get Back by The Beatles.
In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Death Rides a Horse, directed by Giulio Petroni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Main Chance.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 June 1969 ?
- Derek Russell: NFL wide receiver (Houston / Tennessee Oilers).
- Stéphane Moitoiret: French murderer of the boy Valentine (11 years old).
- Judy Garland: American singer and actress, a top star from her first film at age 13, "The Wizard of Oz.
- Aretha Franklin arrested in Detroit for creating a disturbance
- In Cleveland, Ohio, USA, the Cuyahoga River catches fire, triggering a crack-down on pollution in the river.
- The Cuyahoga River catches fire, which triggers a crack-down on pollution in the river.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Get Back
- Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus - Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising
- Elvis Presley - In The Ghetto
- Marvin Gaye - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
- Three Dog Night - One
- Mercy - Love (Can Make You Happy)
- The Friends Of Distinction - Grazing In The Grass
- Oliver - Good Morning Starshine
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - Spinning Wheel
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