Saturday 31 May 1969
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Juliet Haslam in Adelaide and Mindi Abair.
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 Johnny Cash Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1969 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Juliet Haslam in Adelaide: South Australia; field hockey midfielder (Olympics-1996).
- Mindi Abair: American smooth jazz saxophonist.
- Adriano Peixoto: French rapist, nicknamed "the rapist of the Red Cross", a square where he committed repeated crimes in 1988 before being arrested.
- Dear World closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 132 performances
- Gitarzan by Ray Stevens peaks at #8
- Stevie Wonder releases My Cherie Amore
- John Lennon and Yoko Ono record Give Peace a Chance, the first single recorded by a solo Beatle, from their hotel bed.
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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