Wednesday 30 July 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Duane Bock and Robert Porcher.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans.
In UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits.
More, directed by Barbet Schroeder, 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 David Frost Show.
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 30 July 1969 ?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
- Duane Bock: Southampton, New York -- Golfer (1991 Low Amateur New York State Open).
- Robert Porcher: NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions).
- Simon Baker: Australian actor.
- Errol Stewart: South African cricketer and lawyer.
- Astros Denis Menke and Jim Wynn hit grandslams in 9th inn vs. Mets
- Barbra Streisand opens for Liberace at International Hotel, Las Vegas
- KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Mariner 6 passes Venus on 3410 km (74 photos)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - Spinning Wheel
- Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour
- Jr. Walker & the All Stars - What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
- Kenny Rogers - Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Andy Kim - Baby, I Love You
- The Beatles - The Ballad Of John And Yoko
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