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Thursday 8 May 1969

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brad Culpepper and Duane Forde. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension. In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits. Age of Consent, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gnomes of Dulwich. 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 Gnomes of Dulwich

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Sumorna jesen

Starring: Zvonimir Crnko, Dragan Mijatovic, Edo Perocevic, Magda Fedor

Division 4

Starring: Chuck Faulkner, Frank Taylor, Terence Donovan, Gerard Kennedy

Country: Australia

Fortune

Starring: Pierre Michaël, Georges Hilarion, Marc Eyraud, Louis Arbessier

Country: France

Nero Wolfe

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

Country: Italy

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Movies

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

Mackenna's Gold

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Support Your Local Sheriff!

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: James Garner, Joan Hackett, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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Charro!

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ina Balin, Victor French

Country: United States

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Where Eagles Dare

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure

Country: United States

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If....

Directed by: Lindsay Anderson

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brad Culpepper: NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
  • Duane Forde: Canadian Football League fullback (Calgary Stampeders).
  • Swift Burch: Canadian Football League defensive end (Montreal Alouettes).
  • Akebono Taro: American sumo wrestler, the 64th Yokozuna.
  • François Busnel: French journalist for L'Express, literary critic, and TV host, he presents the weekly program "La Grande Librairie" on the national channel France 5 (since 2008).
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Facts:
  • Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Sacra Ritum Congregation
  • Cambodia recognizes German Democratic Republic.

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Books

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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 Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

Helen MacInnes writes stories that have heart-pounding action. The details of characterization, theme, and mood are amazingly realistic. - From review.

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The Inland Island

By: Josephine Winslow Johnson

Originally published in 1969, The Inland Island remains a powerful and relevant story about a woman, the farm she loves, and the gradual invasion of an increasingly mechanized society.

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The Lost Queen

By: Norah Lofts

Princesses are born to be exiled. What is the alternative? Spinsterhood? Thus the future of Caroline Matilda, youngest sister of George III, was settled - marriage to the nearly insane

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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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