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Wednesday 12 November 1969

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Trevor Shaw and Iain Sydie. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wedding Bell Blues by The 5th Dimension. In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits. Change of Habit, directed by William Graham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while An Affair Of Honor by Robert Wilder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sesame Street. 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 ?

Change of Habit

Directed by: William Graham

Starring: Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair

Country: United States

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Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: James Garner, Gayle Hunnicutt, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States

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Battle of Britain

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews

Country: United States

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Paint Your Wagon

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg

Country: United States

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The Madwoman of Chaillot

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Sesame Street

Written by: Joan Ganz Cooney

Starring: Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson, Jim Henson

Country: United States

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London aktuell

Starring: Margret Dünser, Pan's People

Die Kramer

Starring: Barbara Rütting, Ernst August Schepmann, Rainer Penkert, Georg M. Fischer

Fabian van Fallada

Starring: Jef Demedts, Fanny Winkler, Yvonne Lex, Marilou Mermans

Country: Belgium

Strange Paradise

Written by: Ian Martin, Jerry Layton

Starring: Colin Fox, Cosette Lee, Dawn Greenhalgh, Kurt Schiegl

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1969 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Iain Sydie: North York, Ontario -- Badminton player (1996 Olympics).
  • Trevor Shaw: CFL slot back (BC Lions).
  • John Gosch: American missing person, age 12 when he disappeared while delivering newspapers in West Des Moines, IA on 9/05/82.
  • Ian Bremmer: American political scientist and author.
  • Jason Cundy: English footballer and sportscaster.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Author Alexander Solzhenitsyn expelled from Soviet Writers Union
  • US army announces investigating William Calley for alleged massacre of civilians at Vietnamese village of My Lai in March, 19
  • WJJY (now WJPT) TV channel 14 in Jacksonville, IL (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • Vietnam War: My Lai Massacre : Independent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh breaks the My Lai story.

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

An Affair Of Honor

By: Robert Wilder

Set in the Bahamas, this is an explosive story of rutless power and insatiable greed. If he had been born three hundred years earlier, Max might have sailed into Nassau's harbor

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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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The Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

How do you "correct" a candidate's lack of humor and warmth? What is a "balanced" television panel? Exactly what does the temperature in a television studio have to do wit a

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Present At The Creation

By: Dean Acheson

With deft portraits of many world figures, Dean Acheson analyzes the processes of policy making, the necessity for decision, and the role of power and initiative in matters of state.

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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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