Saturday 26 April 1969
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension.
In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits.
Teorema, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, 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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Which were the important events of 26 April 1969 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Teresa Lewis: American murderer (Born 1969).
- Kate Hardie: English actress director and screenwriter.
- Morihei Ueshiba: Japanese martial artist and founder of aikido (Born 1883).
- Celebration closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 110 performances
- George M! closes at Palace Theater NYC after 435 performances
- Firestone World Bowling Tournament (Mercury Open) won by Jim Godman.
- US ownership of pre-1934 gold coins no longer requires a license from the Treasury Department.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - You've Made Me So Very Happy
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- The Cowsills - Hair
- Jerry Butler - Only The Strong Survive
- Edwin Starr - Twenty-Five Miles
- Glen Campbell - Galveston
- Booker T. & The M.G.'s - Time Is Tight
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Sweet Cherry Wine
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