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Thursday 9 January 1969

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Denis Hamlett and Johanna Ikonen. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. More Dead Than Alive, directed by Robert Sparr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sein Traum vom Grand Prix. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Movies

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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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Bullitt

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Don Gordon

Country: United States

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The Boston Strangler

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin

Country: United States

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The Subject Was Roses

Directed by: Ulu Grosbard

Starring: Patricia Neal, Jack Albertson, Martin Sheen, Don Saxon

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The Magus

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Michael Caine, Candice Bergen, Anna Karina

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TV Series

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Sein Traum vom Grand Prix

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Hilfe, wir bauen

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Ida Rogalski

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

Country: Switzerland

Alle Hunde lieben Theobald

Starring: Carl-Heinz Schroth, Erica Schramm

Bors

Starring: István Sztankay, Imre Antal, István Szilágyi, Károly Gyulai

Country: Hungary

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Denis Hamlett
  • Domingo Jean: Dominican / US baseball pitcher (Houston Astros).
  • Johanna Ikonen: Ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics - 1998).
  • Lorenza Mario: Italian ballerina.
  • Sean Seabrooks: American homicide; sentenced on 4/29/1994 to two consecutive life sentences at the state prison in Walpole after being convicted of the November 1992 murders of his wife and 17-month old son.
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Facts:
  • 1st trial flight of Concorde

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Books

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Portnoy's Complaint

By: Philip Roth

Portnoy's Complaint n. [after Alexander Portnoy (1933- )] A disorder in which strongly-felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings, often of a perverse nature.

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The Love Machine

By: Jacqueline Susann

A novel set in a time when steak, vodka and Benzedrine were the staples of a healthy diet. The "love machine" is Robin Stone, a TV-network titan around whom women flock.

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The Seven Minutes

By: Irving Wallace

The seven minute Irving Wallace's most controversial and explo¬sive novel to date, certain to stir up national debate from the moment of its publication.

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The Day Kennedy Was Shot

By: Jim Bishop

A minute-by-minute narrative account of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, The Day Kennedy Was Shot captures the action, mystery, and drama that unfolded on November 22, 1963. Author

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Videogames

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Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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