Tuesday 26 August 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones.
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun, directed by Robert Parrish, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 26 August 1969 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Christopher Douglas: Christopher Douglas American actor.
- Elaine Irwin: American model.
- Elaine Irwin Mellencamp: Allentown, Pennsylvania -- Wife of John Cougar.
- Mike Gisler: NFL guard / center (NE Patriots).
- Nicole Arendt: Somerville, New Jersey -- Tennis star (1996 Aust doubles finalist).
- Ricky Bottalico: New Britain, Connecticut -- Pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- The Youngbloods - Get Together
- Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay
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Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 26 August 1969 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?