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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. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Königlich Bayerisches Amtsgericht. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Pierrot le Fou

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani

Country: United States

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The Wrecking Crew

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate

Country: United States

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The Love Bug

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson

Country: United States

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The Night They Raided Minsky's

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom

Country: United States

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Königlich Bayerisches Amtsgericht

Starring: Hans Baur, Georg Blädel, Franz Loskarn, Gustl Bayrhammer

Complete and Utter History of Britain

Starring: Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Wallas Eaton, Colin Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Narren nach Noten

Directed by: Günther Meyer-Goldenstädt

Starring: Wolfgang Ohm, 3 Maledos, Philipp Bangert, Karl Berbuer

Das Sonntagskonzert

Starring: Björn Casapietra, Elfie von Kalckreuth, Karel Gott, Anna Moffo

Der alte Richter

Starring: Paul Hörbiger, Herbert Probst, Gusti Wolf, Gustav Dieffenbacher

Country: Austria

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1969 ?

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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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st trial flight of Concorde

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Books

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On Reflection

By: Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody

In addressing her grandchildren in the foreword to this autobiography, Helen Hayes writes: 'It is no longer fashionable to have faith; but your grandmother has never been famous for her chic.'

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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 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 Andromeda Strain

By: Michael Crichton

The United States government is given a warning by the pre-eminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to

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Videogames

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Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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