Tuesday April 15, 1969

US date format: 4/15/1969, UK date format: 15/4/1969

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 15, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Bruno Le Maire and Chris Smith in Indianapolis. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension. In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits. Guns of the Magnificent Seven, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dororo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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Events

  • North Korea shoots at US airplane above Japanese sea.
  • The EC-121 shootdown incident: North Korea shoots down a United States Navy aircraft over the Sea of Japan, killing all 31 on board.
  • British troops arrive in Northern Ireland to reinforce the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
  • A grassroots movement of Berkeley community members seizes an empty lot owned by the University of California to begin the formation of ampquotPeople's Parkampquot.

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Movies

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The Cremator

The Cremator

Directed by: Juraj Herz

Starring: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

Country: United States of America

The Milky Way

The Milky Way

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Paul Frankeur, Laurent Terzieff, Alain Cuny, Edith Scob

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

Country: United States of America

Samurai Banners

Samurai Banners

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Sakuma, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Yûjirô Ishihara

Oh! What a Lovely War

Oh! What a Lovely War

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae

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TV Series

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Two in Clover

Two in Clover

Dororo

Dororo

Directed by: Akihiko Shiota

Sumorna jesen

Sumorna jesen

Starring: Zvonimir Crnko, Dragan Mijatovic, Edo Perocevic, Magda Fedor

Nero Wolfe

Nero Wolfe

Starring: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Pupo De Luca, Roberto Pistone

Country: Italy

Fortune

Fortune

Starring: Pierre Michaël, Georges Hilarion, Marc Eyraud, Louis Arbessier

Country: France

Days to next April 15

If April 15, 1969 is your birthday you're 51 years, 9 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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 Joys Of Yiddish by Leo Rosten

The Joys Of Yiddish

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Do you know when to cry Mazel tov -- and when to avoid it like the plague? Did you know that Oy! is not a word, but a vocabulary with

Sunday The Rabbi Stayed Home by Harry Kemelman

Sunday The Rabbi Stayed Home

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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,

The Lost Queen by Norah Lofts

The Lost Queen

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Princesses are born to be exiled. What is the alternative? Spinsterhood? Thus the future of Caroline Matilda, youngest sister of George III, was settled - marriage to the nearly insane

The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom

The Trouble With Lawyers

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In the tradition of Silent Spring, The American Way of Death, The Case Against Congress, and Unsafe ant Any Speed -- this vital book dramatically confronts a major threat to the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 15, 1969?

On April 15, 1969 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 15, 1969?

On April 15, 1969 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 15, 1969?

On April 15, 1969 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 1969?

On April 15, 1969 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 15, 1969?

On April 15, 1969 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 15, 1969?

On April 15, 1969 several famous people were born including, Bruno Le Maire, Michael Jones NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders, Chris Smith in Indianapolis.

Which famous people died on April 15, 1969?

Famous people died on April 15, 1969 include, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg.

What was the number one song in April 15, 1969?

The number one song in the week of April 15, 1969 was Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension in US and The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces in UK.

What were the top hits on April 15, 1969?

The top hits on April 15, 1969 were Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension, You've Made Me So Very Happy by Blood, Sweat & Tears, It's Your Thing by The Isley Brothers in US and The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces, I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye, Goodbye by Mary Hopkin in UK.


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