Thursday 28 August 1969
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Baumgardner and Jack Black.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones.
The Trouble with Girls, directed by Peter Tewksbury, 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 Kapitän Harmsen.
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1969 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- John Baumgardner: American homicide victim, he was gunned down at a mall in Fairfax, VA in 1994, allegedly as punishment or revenge for being an abusive partner.
- Jack Black: Movie Actor.
- Jason Priestley: Vancouver, British Columbia -- Actor (Brandon-Beverly Hills 90210).
- Mary McCartney: English photographer and activist.
- Pierre Turgeon: Rouyn, Quebec -- NHL center (NY Islanders, Montreal Canadiens).
- Clarence R Hennecke: Actor (Keystone Kops), dies at 74.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- The Youngbloods - Get Together
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
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