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Saturday 8 February 1969

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary McCormack and Herb Hohenberger. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells. In UK (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two in Clover. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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What the sky looked like on 8 February 1969

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

Sweet Charity

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, John McMartin, Ricardo Montalban, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States

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Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Starring: Kent Lane, Michele Carey, Jack Albertson, Marcia Strassman

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The Guru

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Rita Tushingham, Michael York, Utpal Dutt, Madhur Jaffrey

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Samurai Banners

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Sakuma, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Yûjirô Ishihara

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More Dead Than Alive

Directed by: Robert Sparr

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

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TV Series

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

Two in Clover

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Nero Wolfe

Starring: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Pupo De Luca, Roberto Pistone

Country: Italy

The Roy Hudd Show

The Bold Ones: The Protectors

The Philpott File

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1969 ?

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 08, 1969 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1969 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Tyrone Davis - Can I Change My Mind
  2. Diana Ross And The Supremes & The Temptations - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
  3. Young-Holt Unlimited - Soulful Strut
  4. Sly & The Family Stone - Everyday People
  5. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
  6. There's Gonna Be A Showdown - Archie Bell & The Drells
  7. Take Care Of Your Homework - Johnnie Taylor
  8. Baby, Baby Don't Cry - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
  9. The Unifics - The Beginning Of My End
  10. Betty Everett - There'll Come A Time
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice - Amen Corner
  2. Fleetwood Mac - Albatross
  3. Blackberry Way - The Move
  4. Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) - Peter Sarstedt
  5. Please Don't Go - Donald Peers


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

Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election.

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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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The Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

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Thirteen Days

By: Robert F. Kennedy

"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."―Arthur

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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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