Saturday 28 June 1969
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Danielle Brisebois in Brooklyn and Tichina Arnold in New York City.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet by Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus.
In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Death Rides a Horse, directed by Giulio Petroni, 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 The Main Chance.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Which were the important events of 28 June 1969 ?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
- Danielle Brisebois in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actress (Archie's Place, Big Bad Mama 2).
- Tichina Arnold in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Ryan's Hope, Sharla - All My Children).
- Fabrizio Mori: Italian athlete, the winner of a Gold Medal in the 400 m. hurdle at the World Championships, 27 August 1999, 21:02, Seville, Spain.
- Tichina Arnold: TV Actress.
- Danielle Brisebois: American singer-songwriter producer and actress (New Radicals).
- Ayelet Zurer: Israeli-American actress
- Stonewall Riots begin in New York City marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
- The Stonewall riots in New York City mark the start of the modern gay rights movement in the U.S.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus - Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising
- The Beatles - Get Back
- Marvin Gaye - Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
- Three Dog Night - One
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - Spinning Wheel
- Elvis Presley - In The Ghetto
- Oliver - Good Morning Starshine
- Desmond Dekker & the Aces - Israelites
- The Friends Of Distinction - Grazing In The Grass
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