Wednesday 12 March 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christopher Coke and Graham Coxon.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Dizzy by Tommy Roe.
In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits.
Run Wild, Run Free, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Two in Clover.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 March 1969
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Which were the important events of 12 March 1969 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Christopher Coke
- Graham Coxon: German-English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Blur).
- Giuseppe Fiorello: Italian film and television actor, also known as Beppe Fiorello or Fiorellino.
- Akemi Okamura
- Muhammad Oliver: NFL cornerback / safety (Washington Redskins).
- Jake Tapper: American journalist and author.
- J P: Izquierdo; Canadian Football League slot back (Calgary Stampeders).
- Karen Snelgrove in London: Ontario, Canada; softball pitcher (Olympics-1996).
- Beyazıt Öztürk: Turkish comedian actor and talk show host.
- Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London
- 11th Grammy Awards: "Mrs Robinson", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" win.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
- Classics IV - Traces
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- Dionne Warwick - This Girl's In Love With You
- 1910 Fruitgum Co. - Indian Giver
- The Zombies - Time Of The Season
- Jay and the Americans - This Magic Moment
Top #10 R&B songs
- James Brown - Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose
- The Temptations - Run Away Child, Running Wild
- David Ruffin - My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
- Betty Everett - There'll Come A Time
- Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Baby, Baby Don't Cry
- Aretha Franklin - The Weight
- The Meters - Sophisticated Cissy
- Johnnie Taylor - Take Care Of Your Homework
- Sly & The Family Stone - Everyday People
- The Chi-lites - Give It Away
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?