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Thursday 25 December 1969

1969-12-25

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Someday We'll Be Together by Diana Ross and the Supremes. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Angels and Demons, directed by Carlos Hugo Christensen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Angels and Demons

Directed by: Carlos Hugo Christensen

Starring: Eva Christian, Geraldo Del Rey, Luiz Fernando Ianelli

Country: United States

The Punch Bowl

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

Starring: Heinz Rhmann, Karin Himboldt, Hilde Sessak

Country: United States

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Topaz

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon

Country: United States

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The Damned

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem

Country: United States

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Anne of the Thousand Days

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Genevive Bujold, Irene Papas

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

Crime of Passion

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Daniel Moynihan, Anthony Newlands, John Phillips

Country: United Kingdom

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Carrascolendas

Starring: Lizanne Brazell, Mike Gomez, Agapito Leal, Dyana Ortelli

Country: United States

Tomfoolery

Starring: Peter Hawkins, Bernard Spear

Country: United States

Creature Features

Starring: Marty McNeely

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 5 Israeli gunboats escape from Cherbourg harbor
  • India all out for 163 at Madras versus Australia, Ashley Mallett 5-91.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8158
  • Life: Charles Manson
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Milton Friedman -- Dec. 19, 1969

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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