Saturday 8 November 1969
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Boris Terral and Devon McDonald.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wedding Bell Blues by The 5th Dimension.
In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits.
Change of Habit, directed by William Graham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while In This House Of Brede by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sesame Street.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 8 November 1969 ?
- Boris Terral
- Devon McDonald: NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts).
- Ricardo McDonald: NFL linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals).
- Naw Kham: Burmese drug lord (d. 2013).
- Roxana Zal: American actress and producer.
- Kam Tong: Actor (Have Gun Will Travel, Mr Garlund), dies at 62.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
- Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
- The Beatles - Come Together
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- Smith - Baby It's You
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Sly & the Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime
- Blood, Sweat and Tears - And When I Die
- The Beatles - Something
- The Flying Machine - Smile A Little Smile For Me
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?