Friday 3 January 1969
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Schumacher and Marie Darrieussecq.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye.
Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Narren nach Noten.
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 3 January 1969 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Michael Schumacher: German racing driver.
- Marie Darrieussecq: French novelist and psychoanalyst.
- Matheus Nachtergaele
- Nikki Nelson in Topaz Lake: Nevada, USA; country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry).
- Jarmo Lehtinen: Finnish race car driver.
- Gerda Weissensteiner: Italian luger and bobsledder.
- Matt LaBounty: defensive end (Seattle Seahawks).
- Steve Poapst in Cornwall: Ontario, Canada; NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals).
- Rep Adam Clayton Powell Jr seated by Congress
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- Young-Holt Unlimited - Soulful Strut
- Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
- The Temptations - Cloud Nine
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Love Child
- Classics IV - Stormy
- Johnnie Taylor - Who's Making Love
- B.J. Thomas - Hooked On A Feeling
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