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What Happened on December 12, 1969

US date format: 12/12/1969, UK date format: 12/12/1969

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 12, 1969). 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 Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. The Red Tent, directed by Mikhail Kalatozov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 December 1969

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Movies

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

The Red Tent

Directed by: Mikhail Kalatozov

Starring: Sean Connery, Peter Finch, Mario Adorf, Luigi Vannucchi

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Anne of the Thousand Days

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas, Anthony Quayle

Country: United States

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Burn!

Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo

Starring: Marlon Brando, Evaristo Márquez, Renato Salvatori, Dana Ghia

Country: United States

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Hello, Dolly!

Directed by: Gene Kelly

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford, Marianne McAndrew

Country: United States

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Cactus Flower

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hawn, Jack Weston

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Atakku no. 1

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Monty Python's Flying Circus

Written by: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese

Starring: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Engelbert Humperdinck Show

It's Tommy Cooper

Mit Pep und Pop

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • 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)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 12, 1969 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

The Selling of the President 1968 by Joe McGinniss 1970 Mass Market Paperback

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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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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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In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game


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