Friday August 08, 1969

US date format: 8/8/1969, UK date format: 8/8/1969

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It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 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 Faye Wong and Jerome Henderson. In that special week of August people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. In UK Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Take the Money and Run, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while Except For Me And Thee by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Naapurilähiö. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Movies

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Take the Money and Run

Take the Money and Run

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire, Jacquelyn Hyde

Country: United States of America

Alice's Restaurant

Alice's Restaurant

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Arlo Guthrie, Patricia Quinn, James Broderick, Pete Seeger

Country: United States of America

Mosquito Squadron

Mosquito Squadron

Directed by: Boris Sagal

Starring: David McCallum, Suzanne Neve, Charles Gray, David Buck

Number One

Number One

Directed by: Tom Gries

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jessica Walter, Bruce Dern, John Randolph

Night of Bloody Horror

Night of Bloody Horror

Directed by: Joy N. Houck Jr.

Starring: Gerald McRaney, Gaye Yellen, Herbert Nelson, Evelyn Hendricks

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
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TV Series

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Naapurilähiö

Naapurilähiö

Who-Dun-It

Who-Dun-It

Rikosetsivien vapaapäivä

Rikosetsivien vapaapäivä

Los doce del signo

Los doce del signo

Laure

Laure

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Books

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Except For Me And Thee by Jessamyn West

Except For Me And Thee

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Small crease to DJ near spine. Pages are clean and crisp and binding is tight. Solid Book.

Between Parent & Teenager by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent & Teenager

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Letting go is the key to peaceful and meaningful coexistence between parent and teenager. as parents, our need is to be needed. As teenagers, their need is not to need us.

The Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald

The Goodbye Look

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In The Goodbye Look, Lew Archer is hired to investigate a burglary at the mission-style mansion of Irene and Larry Chalmers.

The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann

The Love Machine

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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.

Ada by Vladimir Nabokov

Ada

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Published two weeks after his seventieth birthday, Ada, or Ardor is one of Nabokov's greatest masterpieces, the glorious culmination of his career as a novelist. It

Videogames

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Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game


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