Wednesday 23 July 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dimitri Khristich and Fernanda Ribeiro.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans.
In UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits.
Spirits of the Dead, directed by Federico Fellini, 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 David Frost Show.
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 July 1969 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Dimitri Khristich: Kiev, Ukraine -- NHL left wing (LA Kings).
- Fernanda Ribeiro: Portugal -- 10k runner (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Reyhan Agaoglu: WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals).
- Stéphane Diagana: French athlete he won the world champion in 1997 and the European Championship for the 400m hurdle in 2002.
- Kem : R&B Singer.
- Andrew Cassels: Bramalea, Ontario -- NHL center (Hartford Whalers)
- David Kaufman: American voice-over artist and character actor
- Deli Floyd: Writer.
- 40th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 9-3 at RFK Memorial, Washington DC
- All star MVP: Willie McCovey (SF Giants)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - Spinning Wheel
- Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour
- Jr. Walker & the All Stars - What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
- Oliver - Good Morning Starshine
- Three Dog Night - One
- The Beatles - The Ballad Of John And Yoko
- Andy Kim - Baby, I Love You
- Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus - Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet
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