Wednesday August 13, 1969

US date format: 8/13/1969, UK date format: 13/8/1969

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Midori Ito and Alex Fernandez. 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. Porcile, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, 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 Kapitän Harmsen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Movies

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Porcile

Porcile

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Pierre Clémenti, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Alberto Lionello, Ugo Tognazzi

Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Roy Thinnes, Ian Hendry, Patrick Wymark, Lynn Loring

Country: United States of America

The Gypsy Moths

The Gypsy Moths

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Gene Hackman, Scott Wilson

Take the Money and Run

Take the Money and Run

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire, Jacquelyn Hyde

Country: United States of America

Alice's Restaurant

Alice's Restaurant

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Arlo Guthrie, Patricia Quinn, James Broderick, Pete Seeger

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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Events

  • Temp Commissioner Bowie Kuhn elected for 7-year term by unanimous vote

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TV Series

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Kapitän Harmsen

Kapitän Harmsen

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Starring: Marianne Lindner, Gerhard Bormann, Brigitte Rohkohl, Folmer Rubæk

Naapurilähiö

Naapurilähiö

Who-Dun-It

Who-Dun-It

Rikosetsivien vapaapäivä

Rikosetsivien vapaapäivä

Los doce del signo

Los doce del signo

Magazine Covers

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Books

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New Moon Rising by Eugenia Price

New Moon Rising

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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

The Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald

The Goodbye Look

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

Between Parent & Teenager by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent & Teenager

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Letting go is the key to peaceful and meaningful coexistence between parent and teenager. as parents, our need is to be needed. As teenagers, their need is not to need us.

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

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

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

The Kingdom And The Power by Gay Talese

The Kingdom And The Power

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The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers.

Videogames

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Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game


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