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What Happened on May 14, 1969

US date format: 5/14/1969, UK date format: 14/5/1969

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cate Blanchett and Alexandra Ledermann. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Midnight Cowboy, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Arms Of Krupp by William Manchester was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Set 'em Up Joe. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 1969

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Movies

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Midnight Cowboy

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

Country: United States

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Popi

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Alan Arkin, Rita Moreno, Reuben Figueroa, Miguel Alejandro

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The April Fools

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Catherine Deneuve, Peter Lawford, Jack Weston

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The Trouble with Girls

Directed by: Peter Tewksbury

Starring: Elvis Presley, Marlyn Mason, Nicole Jaffe, Sheree North

Country: United States

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Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward

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TV Series

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

Set 'em Up Joe

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

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Dororo

Directed by: Akihiko Shiota

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This Way Up

Show of the North

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cate Blanchett: Australian actress.
  • Alexandra Ledermann: French equestrian, the winner of a Bronze Medal in show jumping, Atlanta, on 4 August 1996, riding Rocket M..
  • Danny Wood: American musician who, along with Jon and Jordan Knight, McIntyre and Wahlberg, was a member of the group "New Kids On The Block.
  • David William Wood in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; rocker (New Kids - "Lovin' You Forever").
  • Sabine Schmitz: German race driver and television personality.
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Facts:
  • Last Chevrolet Corvair car built.
  • Abortion and contraception legalized in Canada.
  • Colonel Muammar Gaddafi visits Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 1969 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Arms Of Krupp

By: William Manchester

The Krupp family were the premier German arms manufacturers from the middle of the 19th century until the end of World War II, producing artillery pieces and submarines that set the standard for effectiveness.

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The Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, ...

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Sunday The Rabbi Stayed Home

By: Harry Kemelman

As Passover approaches, Rabbi Small contends with infighting, backstabbing, and an actual murder in this New York Times bestseller As Rabbi David Small’s 5-year contract winds down at the synagogue in Barnard’s Crossing,

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The Vines Of Yarrabee

By: Dorothy Eden

A New York Times bestseller for four consecutive months, Dorothy Eden’s sweeping romantic saga about the colonization of Australia tells the unforgettable story of a mismatched man and woman who carve

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Videogames

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Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game


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