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Monday 6 January 1969, Epiphany

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1969). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Norman Reedus and Alvin Morman in Rockingham. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. More Dead Than Alive, directed by Robert Sparr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Inheritors by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sein Traum vom Grand Prix. 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 ?

More Dead Than Alive

Directed by: Robert Sparr

Starring: Clint Walker, Vincent Price, Anne Francis, Paul Hampton

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Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Don Gordon

Country: United States

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The Boston Strangler

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin

Country: United States

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The Subject Was Roses

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

Starring: Patricia Neal, Jack Albertson, Martin Sheen, Don Saxon

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The Magus

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Michael Caine, Candice Bergen, Anna Karina

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TV Series

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

Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

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Hilfe, wir bauen

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Ida Rogalski

Starring: Inge Meysel, Jochen Schmidt, Andreas Mannkopff, Rolf Schimpf

Country: Switzerland

Alle Hunde lieben Theobald

Starring: Carl-Heinz Schroth, Erica Schramm


Starring: István Sztankay, Imre Antal, István Szilágyi, Károly Gyulai

Country: Hungary

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1969 ?

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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  • WLIW TV channel 21 in Garden City, New York (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • The final passenger train traverses the Waverley Line, which subsequently closed to passengers.
  • Members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) damage property and assault occupants in the Bogside in Derry. In response, residents erect barricades and establish Free Derry.
  • The Soviet Union launches ''Venera 6'' toward Venus.
  • Led Zeppelin I, Led Zeppelin's first studio recorded album, is released.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 06, 1969 - Geocentric view

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

The Inheritors

By: Harold Robbins

In 1969, Harold Robbins began his "trilogy of greed" with The Inheritors, a tell-all novel about the entertainment industry. Spanning the years 1955 to 1965, and based on the lives of actual network executives and movie moguls, the novel exposes ...

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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 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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The Day Kennedy Was Shot

By: Jim Bishop

A minute-by-minute narrative account of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, The Day Kennedy Was Shot captures the action, mystery, and drama that unfolded on November 22, 1963. Author

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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