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.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 October 1969 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Mark Sweeney: Framington, Massachusetts -- Outfielder (St. Louis Cardinals).
- Mike Pritchard: NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks).
- Carol Mann wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
- WHMA (now WJSU) TV channel 40 in Anniston, AL (CBS) 1st broadcast
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- Sly & the Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Oliver - Jean
- Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
- Bobby Sherman - Little Woman
- The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
- Smith - Baby It's You
- The Cuff Links - Tracy
- Lou Christie - I'm Gonna Make You Mine
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