Sunday 23 February 1969
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ed McDaniel and Michael Campbell in Hawera.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone.
In UK (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner was in the top 5 hits.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fortune.
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 23 February 1969 ?
- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Ed McDaniel: NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings).
- Michael Campbell in Hawera: New Zealand; Australasia golfer.
- Daymond John: Entrepreneur.
- Michael Campbell: New Zealand-Australian golfer.
- Marc Wauters: Belgian cyclist.
- WWVU (now WNPB) TV channel 24 in Morgantown, WV (PBS) 1st broadcast
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
- The Doors - Touch Me
- Tyrone Davis - Can I Change My Mind
- Brooklyn Bridge - Worst That Could Happen
- The Turtles - You Showed Me
- Jay and the Americans - This Magic Moment
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Livin' In Shame
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