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Monday 1 December 1969

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Lindsay-Abaire and Marc Forster. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam. In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits. Anne of the Thousand Days, directed by Charles Jarrott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while An Affair Of Honor by Robert Wilder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Anne of the Thousand Days

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas, Anthony Quayle

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo

Starring: Marlon Brando, Evaristo Márquez, Renato Salvatori, Dana Ghia

Country: United States

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Hello, Dolly!

Directed by: Gene Kelly

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford, Marianne McAndrew

Country: United States

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Cactus Flower

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hawn, Jack Weston

Country: United States

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The Reivers

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Steve McQueen, Sharon Farrell, Ruth White, Michael Constantine

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Atakku no. 1

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Junger Herr auf altem Hof

Starring: Paul Neuhaus, Heinz Engelmann, Ursula V. Bose, Brigitte Rohkohl


Starring: Luis Trenker, Toni Sailer, Franz Muxeneder, Petra Mood

Country: Austria

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Wünsch dir was

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 1969 ?

  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Magic Sam: American blues guitarist and singer (Born 1937).
  • US government holds its first draft lottery since WWII.
  • Vietnam War: The first draft lottery in the United States is held since World War II.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 01, 1969 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1969 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Steam - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
  2. Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
  3. The Beatles - Come Together
  4. R.B. Greaves - Take A Letter Maria
  5. Down On The Corner - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  6. And When I Die - Blood, Sweat and Tears
  7. The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
  8. Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
  9. Someday We'll Be Together - Diana Ross and the Supremes
  10. Three Dog Night - Eli's Coming
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Baby I'm For Real - The Originals
  2. Diana Ross & The Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
  3. Jr. Walker & The All Stars - These Eyes
  4. Friendship Train - Gladys Knight And The Pips
  5. Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
  6. Mel And Tim - Backfield In Motion
  7. Aretha Franklin - Eleanor Rigby
  8. Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Part One) - James Brown
  9. Gloria Taylor - You Got To Pay The Price
  10. Ain't It Funky Now (Part 1) - James Brown
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Sugar Sugar - Archies
  2. Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition
  3. Rolf Harris - Two Little Boys
  4. Yester-Me Yester-You Yesterday - Stevie Wonder
  5. Blue Mink - Melting Pot


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

An Affair Of Honor

By: Robert Wilder

Set in the Bahamas, this is an explosive story of rutless power and insatiable greed. If he had been born three hundred years earlier, Max might have sailed into Nassau's harbor

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The French Lieutenant'S Woman

By: John Fowles

Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel.

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In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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The Andromeda Strain

By: Michael Crichton

The United States government is given a warning by the pre-eminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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