Saturday 29 March 1969
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kai Nurminen in Turku and Darren Chandler.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Dizzy by Tommy Roe.
In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits.
Support Your Local Sheriff!, directed by Burt Kennedy, 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 Sumorna jesen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 March 1969 ?
- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
- Kai Nurminen in Turku: Finland; hockey forward (Team Finland).
- Darren Chandler: WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals).
- James Atkin: rocker (EMF-Unbelievable).
- Jeff Blackshear: guard (Baltimore Ravens).
- Jimmy Spencer NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints: Cincinnati Bengals).
- [Jane] Kim[berly] Batten in McRae: Georgia, USA; 400 metre hurdler (Olympics-silver-1996).
- Kim Batten: American hurdler
- Shinichi Mochizuki: Japanese mathematician
- Ayano Murasaki: Japanese porn actress and model
- Jimmy Spencer: American football player and coach
- The Eurovision Song Contest 1969 is held in Madrid, and results in four co-winners, with 18 votes each, from Spain, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
- Classics IV - Traces
- The Zombies - Time Of The Season
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
- The Temptations - Run Away Child, Running Wild
- 1910 Fruitgum Co. - Indian Giver
- Glen Campbell - Galveston
- David Ruffin - My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
- Jerry Butler - Only The Strong Survive
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