Saturday February 01, 1969

US date format: 2/1/1969, UK date format: 1/2/1969

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 1, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Brian Krause and Andrew Breitbart. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1969 while On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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Events

  • Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself in concert
  • WPGH TV channel 53 in Pittsburgh, PA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn.

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Movies

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Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, John McMartin, Ricardo Montalban, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States of America

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Changes

Changes

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Starring: Kent Lane, Michele Carey, Jack Albertson, Marcia Strassman

The Guru

The Guru

Release year: 1969

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Rita Tushingham, Michael York, Utpal Dutt, Madhur Jaffrey

Samurai Banners

Samurai Banners

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Sakuma, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Yûjirô Ishihara

The Swimming Pool

The Swimming Pool

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Jacques Deray

Starring: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody

On Reflection

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In addressing her grandchildren in the foreword to this autobiography, Helen Hayes writes: 'It is no longer fashionable to have faith; but your grandmother has never been famous for her chic.'

Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig

Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women

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Like New Hardcover book that looks as if it was never used. No dustcover on it, but hardboards and pages are in perfect condition.

The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg

The Rich And The Super-Rich

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Thirty years ago, a bombshell of a book appeared which told the story of the lords of wealth and their glittering clans.

The Bogey Man by George Plimpton

The Bogey Man

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The Bogey Man is Plimpton's account of what happened to him in his month on the professional golf circuit.

Force 10 From Navarone by Alistair MacLean

Force 10 From Navarone

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The thrilling sequel to Alistair MacLean’s masterpiece of World War II adventure, The Guns of Navarone. Now reissued in a new cover style.The

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 01, 1969?

On February 01, 1969 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is February 01, 1969?

On February 01, 1969 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 01, 1969?

On February 01, 1969 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 01, 1969?

On February 01, 1969 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 01, 1969?

On February 01, 1969 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 01, 1969?

On February 01, 1969 several famous people were born including, Brian Krause, Andrew Breitbart, Patrick Wilson.

What was the number one song in February 01, 1969?

The number one song in the week of February 01, 1969 was Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells in US and Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade in UK.

What were the top hits on February 01, 1969?

The top hits on February 01, 1969 were Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells, Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone, Worst That Could Happen by Brooklyn Bridge in US and Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade, Albatross by Fleetwood Mac, Lily The Pink by The Scaffold in UK.