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Saturday 6 December 1969

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Torri Higginson and Christophe Agnolutto. 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 The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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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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Burn!

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

Luftsprünge

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

Country: Austria

Familie Bergmann

Wünsch dir was

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Torri Higginson: Canadian actress.
  • Christophe Agnolutto: French road bicycle racer, who won stage seven of the 2000 Tour de France, taken in an early breakaway.
  • Elmore Spencer: NBA center (Portland Trail Blazers).
  • Mark Gardener: English songwriter and rock musician, a singer and guitarist with the British rock band Ride, 1988–1996; 2001; 2014–present.
  • Todd Black in Kenton: Ohio, USA; 800 metre runner.
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Facts:
  • Buck White closes at George Abbott Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • Meredith Hunter is killed by the Hells Angels during a The Rolling Stones's concert at the Altamont Speedway in California.

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Sport Games on 6 December 1969

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  • Chicago Bears - San Francisco 49ers : 21 - 42
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Books

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The Seven Minutes

By: Irving Wallace

The seven minute Irving Wallace's most controversial and explo¬sive novel to date, certain to stir up national debate from the moment of its publication.

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The Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

THE SELLING OF THE PRESIDENT 1968.

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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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The Love Machine

By: Jacqueline Susann

A novel set in a time when steak, vodka and Benzedrine were the staples of a healthy diet. The "love machine" is Robin Stone, a TV-network titan around whom women flock.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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