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Monday 11 August 1969

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dave Pashko and Eddie Garcia. In that special week of August people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. In UK Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Take the Money and Run, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der gemütliche Samstagabend. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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TV Series

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Der gemütliche Samstagabend

Directed by: Peter Podehl

Starring: Friedrich Schoenfelder, Monika Dahlberg, Peter Max Donath, Harry Friedauer

The David Frost Show

Starring: David Frost

Country: United States

The Main Chance

Written by: Edmund Ward, John Malcolm

Starring: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Johnny Cash Show

Starring: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Country: United States

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Gestern gelesen

Starring: Erik Schumann, Vera Jesse

Country: Germany

Movies

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

Take the Money and Run

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire

Country: United States

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Spirits of the Dead

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon

Country: United States

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Easy Rider

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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Death Rides a Horse

Directed by: Giulio Petroni

Starring: Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega

Country: United States

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Carry on Camping

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dave Pashko: Toronto, Ontario -- Canadian Tour golfer (1992 CPGA Winter Tour).
  • Eddie Garcia: Louisiana, United States -- Actor / musician (Guys Next Door-I Was Made For You).
  • Wilfried Elzinga: Soccer player (FC Twente).
  • Mario Crescenzo: Italian singer, a member of Neri per Caso ("Blacks by chance"), an Italian a cappella musical group formed in Salerno in 1991 and consisted of six singers, two couples of brothers (Diego and Ciro Caravano, Mimì and Gonzalo Caravano) who are also cousins to each other, and two childhood best friends (Crescenzo and Massimo De Divitiis).
  • Ashley Jensen: British actress.
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Facts:
  • Don Drysdale retires because of damage to his right shoulder
  • Pitts Steelers beat the New York Giants 17-13 in Montreal (NFL expo)

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Books

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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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New Moon Rising

By: Eugenia Price

Second Novel in the St. Simons Trilogy.A rich and riveting tale of love, hardship, and the journey for happiness in the war-torn South.In

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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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Except For Me And Thee

By: Jessamyn West

Small crease to DJ near spine. Pages are clean and crisp and binding is tight. Solid Book.

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Videogames

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Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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