Friday 28 February 1969
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone.
In UK (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner was in the top 5 hits.
99 Women, directed by Jess Franco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1969 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Patrick Monahan: Rock Singer.
- Tor ?ivind ?degard: Norwegian middle distance runner.
- Elisa Fiorillo: singer ("Forgive Me For Dreaming").
- Shawn McEachern in Waltham: Massachusetts, USA; NHL forward (Boston Bruins, Washington Senators).
- Danielle Egnew: American musician, actress, media personality, activist and self-described psychic known in the areas of music, film, radio and television for both performing and producing in all four genres.
- Maxine Bahns: American actress, triathlete and model. Her big break came when her boyfriend at the time, actor Edward Burns, asked her to star in his low-budget film "The Brothers McMullen". She is best known for her role as Star in the 2000 film "Cutaway".
- Butch Leitzinger: American race car driver
- U Srinivas: Indian mandolin player and composer (d. 2014)
- Robert Leonard: American actor, best known for his role in the movie "Dead Poets Society," 1989. He received positive notice from the critics for his portrayal of Neil Perry, the sensitive student who is driven to suicide, and his successful performance provided the dramatic core for the film.
- Robert Sean Leonard in Westwood: New Jersey, USA; actor (Dead Poets Society, Mr and Mrs Bridge).
- Shawn McEachern: American hockey player, he played left wing for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators, and Atlanta Thrashers between 1991 and 2004.
- Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colorado Springs won by Gabriele Seyfert, German Democratic Republic.
- Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Rodnina and Ulanov of USSR.
- Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs won by Towler and Ford of Great Britain.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
- Brooklyn Bridge - Worst That Could Happen
- The Doors - Touch Me
- Jay and the Americans - This Magic Moment
- The Turtles - You Showed Me
- Smokey Robinson - Baby, Baby Don't Cry
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