Thursday 30 October 1969
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mayumi Hirase and Brittany Gae Thompson in Portland.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley.
In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits.
Marlowe, directed by Paul Bogart, 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 Die Kramer.
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 October 1969 ?
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Mayumi Hirase: Kumamoto, Japan -- LPGA golfer (Japan Jr-1985, 86, 87).
- Brittany Gae Thompson in Portland: Oregon, USA; Miss Oregon-America (1991).
- Stanislov Gross: Czech lawyer and politician who was Prime Minister of the Czech Republic from 2004 to 2005.
- Stanislav Gross: Czech lawyer and politician 5th Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (d. 2015).
- Masanori Hikichi: Japanese composer.
- Vangelis Vourtzoumis: Greek basketball player
- Pops Foster: American musician (Born 1892).
- WXPO (now WNDS) TV channel 50 in Manchester, NH (IND) 1st broadcast
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
- The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- Smith - Baby It's You
- Sly & the Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime
- Bobby Sherman - Little Woman
- Oliver - Jean
- The Cuff Links - Tracy
- The Beatles - Come Together
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