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Friday 12 December 1969

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carrie Westcott and Sophie Kinsella. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam. In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits. Topaz, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Luftsprünge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon

Country: United States

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The Damned

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem

Country: United States

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On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Directed by: Peter Hunt

Starring: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Anne of the Thousand Days

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Genevive Bujold, Irene Papas

Country: United States

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Cactus Flower

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hawn

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?


Starring: Luis Trenker, Toni Sailer, Franz Muxeneder, Petra Mood

Country: Austria

Junger Herr auf altem Hof

Starring: Paul Neuhaus, Heinz Engelmann, Ursula V. Bose, Brigitte Rohkohl

A World Apart

Starring: William Prince, Susan Sarandon, Susan Sullivan, Nicolas Surovy

Country: United States


Starring: Peter Garden, Margit Nünke, Serge und Guy, Käthe Haack

Urmel aus dem Eis

Starring: Ernst Ammann

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1969 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
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  • Hello Dolly with Barbra Striesand premieres
  • Bomb attack on bank in Milan, Italy, 14 killed.
  • Bill Toomey achieves track and field world record-score (8417 points).
  • Strategy of tension: Piazza Fontana bombing : The offices of Banca Nazionale dell'Agricoltura in Piazza Fontana, Milan, are bombed.

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

The House On The Strand

By: Daphne du Maurier

In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

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The Collapse Of The Third Republic

By: William L. Shirer

On June 17, 1940 William L. Shirer stood in the streets of Paris and watched the unending flow of gray German uniforms along its boulevards.

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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 French Lieutenant'S Woman

By: John Fowles

Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel.

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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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