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Tuesday 8 July 1969

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dana Hall and Bobby Ayala. In that special week of July people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Easy Rider, directed by Dennis Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Waves Of Night by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The David Frost Show. 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 months ?

The David Frost Show

Starring: David Frost

Country: United States

The Main Chance

Written by: Edmund Ward, John Malcolm

Starring: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Johnny Cash Show

Starring: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Country: United States

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Gestern gelesen

Starring: Erik Schumann, Vera Jesse

Country: Germany

The Gnomes of Dulwich

Starring: Hugh Lloyd, Terry Scott, John Clive, Leon Thau

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Easy Rider

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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Death Rides a Horse

Directed by: Giulio Petroni

Starring: Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega

Country: United States

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Carry on Camping

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey

Country: United States

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The Wild Bunch

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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True Grit

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dana Hall: NFL safety (Cleveland Browns).
  • Bobby Ayala: Oxnard, California -- Pitcher (Seattle Mariners).
  • Lisa Arce: Manhattan Beach, California -- WPVA volleyballer (National-4th-1995).
  • Lori Hallier: Victoria, British Columbia -- Actress (Shannon-Santa Barbara).
  • Sugizo Japanese: guitarist and singer (Luna Sea).
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Facts:
  • Thor Heyerdahl and reed raft Ra II land in Barbados 57 days from Morocco
  • US troop withdrawal begins in Vietnam.
  • IBM CICS is made generally available for the 360 mainframe computer.
  • Vietnam War: The very first U.S. troop withdrawals are made.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8134
  • Life: Neil Armstrong
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cesar Chavez -- July 4, 1969

Books

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

The Waves Of Night

By: Harry Mark Petrakis

New York: David McKay Company, 1969. Hardbound, 8.5 inches tall, 230 pages. Dust jacket by Janet Halverston.

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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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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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A Long Row Of Candles

By: C.L. Sulzberger

A Long Row of Candles

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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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