Wednesday 30 April 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension.
In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits.
Teorema, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, 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 30 April 1969 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Warren Defever: American bass player and producer (His Name Is Alive and Elvis Hitler).
- Justine Greening: English accountant and politician Secretary of State for International Development.
- Paulo Jr: Brazilian bass player and songwriter (Sepultura).
- Joey Restivo in Brooklyn: New York, USA; rocker (Linear - "I Never Felt This Way", Lies).
- Dexter Rogers in Saint Petersburg: Florida, USA; volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics-1996).
- Cin Red Jim Maloney 3rd no-hitter beats Houston Astros, 10-0
- WEDB TV channel 40 in Berlin, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- The Cowsills - Hair
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - You've Made Me So Very Happy
- Jerry Butler - Only The Strong Survive
- Booker T. & The M.G.'s - Time Is Tight
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Sweet Cherry Wine
- The Ventures - Hawaii Five-O
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
- Glen Campbell - Galveston
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