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Tuesday 12 August 1969

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tanita Tikaram and Mikihisa Azuma. 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 New Moon Rising by Eugenia Price 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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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 August 1969 ?

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  • Boston Celtics team sold for an NBA record $6 million.
  • Violence erupts after the Apprentice Boys of Derry march in Derry, Northern Ireland, resulting in a three-day communal riot known as the Battle of the Bogside.

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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 Goodbye Look

By: Ross MacDonald

In The Goodbye Look, Lew Archer is hired to investigate a burglary at the mission-style mansion of Irene and Larry Chalmers.

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Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women

By: Marjorie Craig

Like New Hardcover book that looks as if it was never used. No dustcover on it, but hardboards and pages are in perfect condition.

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Between Parent & Teenager

By: Haim G. Ginott

Solid advise for parents with teenagers. Timeless

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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