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Saturday 8 February 1969

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Herb Hohenberger and Mary Kowal. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Joys Of Yiddish by Leo Rosten was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Riptide. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Riptide

Starring: Ty Hardin

Country: Australia

Der rasende Lokalreporter

Written by: Klaus Peter Schreiner

Directed by: Truck Branss

Starring: Walter Giller, Balduin Baas, Marianne Koch, Robert Meyn

Salto mortale

Starring: Gustav Knuth, Gitty Djamal, Horst Janson, Andreas Blum

Ida Rogalski

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

Country: Switzerland

Alle Hunde lieben Theobald

Starring: Carl-Heinz Schroth, Erica Schramm

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sweet Charity

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, John McMartin, Ricardo Montalban

Country: United States

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Pierrot le Fou

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani

Country: United States

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The Wrecking Crew

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate

Country: United States

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The Love Bug

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson

Country: United States

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The Night They Raided Minsky's

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Last edition of Saturday Evening Post.
  • Allende meteorite falls near Pueblito de Allende, Chihuahua, Mexico.
  • The last issue of ''The Saturday Evening Post'' hits magazine stands.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1969?

  • Life: Commander Lloyd Bucher of the USS Pueblo
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dustin Hoffman and Mia Farrow -- Feb. 7, 1969
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8112

Books

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

The Joys Of Yiddish

By: Leo Rosten

Do you know when to cry Mazel tov -- and when to avoid it like the plague? Did you know that Oy! is not a word, but a vocabulary with

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The Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels,

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The Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

An accomplished businessman faces the biggest challenge of his life when his race to the top is halted by a heart attack in this New York Times bestseller from the author

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Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women

By: Marjorie Craig

Like New Hardcover book that looks as if it was never used. No dustcover on it, but hardboards and pages are in perfect condition.

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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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