Sunday 2 March 1969
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alessandro Moscardi and Ben Oxenbould.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone.
In UK (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner was in the top 5 hits.
If...., directed by Lindsay Anderson, 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 Fortune.
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 2 March 1969 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Alessandro Moscardi: Italian rugby player.
- Ben Oxenbould: Australian actor.
- Mark Selbee: American kick-boxer (d. 2014).
- 1st test flight of the supersonic Concorde
- Phil Esposito becomes first NHL Player to score 100 points in a season.
- In Toulouse, France, the first test flight of the Anglo-French Concorde is conducted.
- Chinese-Russian borders fight (approximately 70 die).
- Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 14th Symphony.
- Soviet and Chinese forces clash at a border outpost on the Ussuri River.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
- The Doors - Touch Me
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
- The Turtles - You Showed Me
- Jay and the Americans - This Magic Moment
- Smokey Robinson - Baby, Baby Don't Cry
- Brooklyn Bridge - Worst That Could Happen
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
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