Friday 24 October 1969
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Can't Get Next To You by The Temptations.
In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits.
Marlowe, directed by Paul Bogart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Adela Noriega: Mexican actress.
- Arthur Rhodes: Waco, Texas -- Pitcher (Baltimore Orioles).
- Kelvin Pritchett: NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Morena Corwin: Seoul, South Korea -- Playmate (Sep, 1992).
- Otto Jochum: Composer, dies at 71.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
- Sly & the Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime
- Oliver - Jean
- Bobby Sherman - Little Woman
- Smith - Baby It's You
- The Cuff Links - Tracy
- Lou Christie - I'm Gonna Make You Mine
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