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Sunday 26 October 1969

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Sweeney and Mike Pritchard. 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. On TV people were watching Fabian van Fallada.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Marlowe

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: James Garner, Gayle Hunnicutt, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States

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Battle of Britain

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews

Country: United States

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Paint Your Wagon

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg

Country: United States

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The Madwoman of Chaillot

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka

Country: United States

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The Undefeated

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Antonio Aguilar

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Mary Mungo & Midge

Starring: Richard Baker, Isabel Ryan

Country: United Kingdom

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Written by: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese

Starring: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

Country: United Kingdom

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Then Came Bronson

Written by: Denne Bart Petitclerc

Starring: Michael Parks

Country: United States

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My World and Welcome to It

Written by: Melville Shavelson

Starring: William Windom, Joan Hotchkis, Lisa Gerritsen, Henry Morgan

Country: United States

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The Hardy Boys

Starring: Byron Kane, Dal McKennon, Jane Webb

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mark Sweeney: Framington, Massachusetts -- Outfielder (St. Louis Cardinals).
  • Mike Pritchard: NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks).
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Facts:
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • WHMA (now WJSU) TV channel 40 in Anniston, AL (CBS) 1st broadcast

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Composite Dissent
  • Time: President Richard Nixon and scenes from both Vietnam & the U.S. during the Vietnam War.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8149

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 new novel, A Legacy of Spies, ...

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Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election.

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The Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

Hurricane Years

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