Saturday 24 May 1969
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Klaus Dieckmann and Carl Payne.
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.
On TV people were watching The Gnomes of Dulwich.
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Which were the important events of 24 May 1969 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Klaus Dieckmann: German astrologer living in Hamburg, where he runs his counselig practice.
- Carl Payne: TV Actor.
- Benjamin King: TV Actor.
- Jacob Rees-Mogg: English politician.
- Rich Robinson: American guitarist and songwriter (The Black Crowes).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Get Back
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- Mercy - Love (Can Make You Happy)
- The Cowsills - Hair
- The Edwin Hawkins Singers - Oh Happy Day
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- Donovan - Atlantis
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
- Ray Stevens - Gitarzan
- The Guess Who - These Eyes
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