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Friday 8 August 1969

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

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Faye Wong and Divine Brown [Estelle Marie Thompson]. 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 The Death Committee by Noah Gordon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Set 'em Up Joe. 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 ?

Take the Money and Run

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Country: United States

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Alice's Restaurant

Directed by: Arthur Penn

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

Country: United States

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Mosquito Squadron

Directed by: Boris Sagal

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

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Number One

Directed by: Tom Gries

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

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Night of Bloody Horror

Directed by: Joy N. Houck Jr.

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

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TV Series

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

Set 'em Up Joe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1969 ?

  • 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
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1969 - Geocentric view

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

The Death Committee

By: Noah Gordon

At Suffolk County General Hospital, three brilliant young men are brought together by their ambition and passionate dedication to life. But they work in the shadow of the Death Committee, a

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The Kingdom And The Power

By: Gay Talese

The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers.

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By: Vladimir Nabokov

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

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Except For Me And Thee

By: Jessamyn West

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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