Wednesday 28 May 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Meeks and Frank McCormack in Leicester.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Back by The Beatles.
In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits.
Once Upon a Time in the West, directed by Sergio Leone, 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 The Gnomes of Dulwich.
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Which were the important events of 28 May 1969 ?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
- Augustine of Canterbury
- William of Gellone
- Bob Meeks: WLAF corner (Barcelona Dragons).
- Frank McCormack in Leicester: Massachusetts, USA; cyclist (Olympics-1996).
- Damian Rhodes in Saint Paul: Minnesota, USA; NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators).
- Valérie Barlois: French fencing champion who competed in the Atlanta Olympics, winning a Silver Medal in singles epee fencing on 7/20/1996 and a Gold Medal in team epee fencing with Blessels and Moresee-Pichot, 7/24/1996.
- Rob Ford: 64th Mayor of Toronto.
- Rhys Williams: Actor (Nightmare, Okinawa, Corn is Green), dies at 71.
- AC Milan wins 14th Europe Cup 1 in Madrid, Spain.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Get Back
- Mercy - Love (Can Make You Happy)
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- The Edwin Hawkins Singers - Oh Happy Day
- The Cowsills - Hair
- The Guess Who - These Eyes
- Donovan - Atlantis
- Ray Stevens - Gitarzan
- Elvis Presley - In The Ghetto
- The Friends Of Distinction - Grazing In The Grass
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