Tuesday 28 January 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Veenhof and Giorgio Lamberti.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells.
In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits.
Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der rasende Lokalreporter.
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Which were the important events of 28 January 1969 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- John Veenhof: Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen).
- Giorgio Lamberti: Italian free style swimmer (world record 200m).
- Linda Sanchez: American politician.
- Mo Rocca: American media personality, a writer, commentator and humorist.
- Kathryn Morris: American actress.
- Linda Sánchez: American lawyer and politician
- 2nd ABA All-Star Game: West 133 beats East 127 at Louisville
- Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win in North America
- A blow-out on Union Oil's Platform spills 80,000 to 100,000 barrels of crude oil into a channel and onto the beaches of Santa Barbara County in Southern California inspiring Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson to organize the first Earth Day in 1970
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- Brooklyn Bridge - Worst That Could Happen
- The Doors - Touch Me
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- The Bee Gees - I Started A Joke
- B.J. Thomas - Hooked On A Feeling
- Young-Holt Unlimited - Soulful Strut
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
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