Wednesday 14 May 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David William Wood in Boston and Cate Blanchett.
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.
Age of Consent, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Gnomes of Dulwich.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1969 ?
- 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.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- David William Wood in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; rocker (New Kids - "Lovin' You Forever").
- 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.
- Sabine Schmitz: German race driver and television personality.
- Henry Smith: English politician
- Last Chevrolet Corvair car built.
- Abortion and contraception legalized in Canada.
- Colonel Muammar Gaddafi visits Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- The Cowsills - Hair
- The Beatles - Get Back
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- Mercy - Love (Can Make You Happy)
- The Ventures - Hawaii Five-O
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
- Donovan - Atlantis
- Ray Stevens - Gitarzan
- The Guess Who - These Eyes
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