Friday 10 January 1969
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Juanita Clayton in Manitou and Janko Kastelic.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye.
In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold 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 The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes 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.
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Which were the important events of 10 January 1969 ?
- Margaret Thatcher day in the Falkland Islands
- Juanita Clayton in Manitou: Manitoba, Canada; softball catcher (Olympics-1996).
- Janko Kastelic: Slovene-Canadian conductor.
- Andreas Reinke: German footballer and manager.
- John Brownlee: Australian actor and singer (d. 1969).
- Pirate Radio Station Free Derby begins operation by Northern Ireland
- Sweden (1st Western country) recognizes North Vietnam
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
- Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
- Young-Holt Unlimited - Soulful Strut
- B.J. Thomas - Hooked On A Feeling
- The Temptations - Cloud Nine
- Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Love Child
- Bobby Vinton - I Love How You Love Me
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Rolf Harris - Two Little Boys
- The Scaffold - Lily The Pink
- Archies - Sugar Sugar
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
- Kenny Rogers & The First Edition - Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town
- Marmalade - Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da
- Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me Yester-You Yesterday
- Fleetwood Mac - Albatross
- Blue Mink - Melting Pot
- Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band - I'm The Urban Spaceman
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