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Friday 23 May 1969

1969-05-23

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Back by The Beatles. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Once Upon a Time in the West, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Once Upon a Time in the West

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States

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Midnight Cowboy

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles

Country: United States

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Age of Consent

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran

Country: United States

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Mackenna's Gold

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Teorema

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Silvana Mangano, Terence Stamp, Massimo Girotti

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Gnomes of Dulwich

Starring: Hugh Lloyd, Terry Scott, John Clive, Leon Thau

Country: United Kingdom

Sumorna jesen

Starring: Zvonimir Crnko, Dragan Mijatovic, Edo Perocevic, Magda Fedor

Division 4

Starring: Chuck Faulkner, Frank Taylor, Terence Donovan, Gerard Kennedy

Country: Australia

Fortune

Starring: Pierre Michaël, Georges Hilarion, Marc Eyraud, Louis Arbessier

Country: France

Nero Wolfe

Starring: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Pupo De Luca, Roberto Pistone

Country: Italy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maurice Barthélemy: French actor and film director, born to an anthropologist.
  • Laurent Aïello: French race car driver, most notable for winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1998, the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) in 1999, and the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) series in 2002.
  • Mindi Abair: American saxophonist and compoaser.
  • Pat Hurst in San Leandro: California, USA; LPGA golfer (1995 Rolex Rookie of the Year).
  • Pat Hurst: San Leandro, California -- LPGA golfer (1995 Rolex Rookie of the Year).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Diane Aubrey: Actress (Haunted Strangler), dies of heart attack at 79.
  • Peter Alma: painter/graphic artist, dies at age 83.
Facts:
  • Who release rock opera Tommy
  • Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dan Rowan and Dick Martin
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Vladimir Nabokov -- May 23, 1969
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8127

Books

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

The Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, ...

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A Small Town In Germany

By: John le Carré

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from ...

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Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

Little wear to boards. Content lightly toned with foxing to endpapers and spotting to closed page ends. Pencil mark to blank page and to inside board.

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The Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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