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Wednesday 15 January 1969

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Adam Burt and Siupeli Malamala. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Day Kennedy Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ida Rogalski. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Ida Rogalski

Starring: Inge Meysel, Jochen Schmidt, Andreas Mannkopff, Rolf Schimpf

Country: Switzerland

Alle Hunde lieben Theobald

Starring: Carl-Heinz Schroth, Erica Schramm

Königlich Bayerisches Amtsgericht

Starring: Hans Baur, Georg Blädel, Franz Loskarn, Gustl Bayrhammer

Complete and Utter History of Britain

Starring: Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Wallas Eaton, Colin Gordon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Narren nach Noten

Directed by: Günther Meyer-Goldenstädt

Starring: Wolfgang Ohm, 3 Maledos, Philipp Bangert, Karl Berbuer

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Pierrot le Fou

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani

Country: United States

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The Wrecking Crew

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate

Country: United States

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The Love Bug

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson

Country: United States

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The Night They Raided Minsky's

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Jason Robards, Britt Ekland, Norman Wisdom

Country: United States

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Facts:
  • Soyuz 5 launched by Soviet Union
  • The Soviet Union launches Soyuz 5.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1969?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8109
  • Life: Earth from Apollo 8
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. Edward Kennedy -- Jan. 10, 1969

Books

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

The Day Kennedy Was Shot

By: Jim Bishop

A minute-by-minute narrative account of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, The Day Kennedy Was Shot captures the action, mystery, and drama that unfolded on November 22, 1963. Author

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On Reflection

By: Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody

In addressing her grandchildren in the foreword to this autobiography, Helen Hayes writes: 'It is no longer fashionable to have faith; but your grandmother has never been famous for her chic.'

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The Rich And The Super-Rich

By: Ferdinand Lundberg

Thirty years ago, a bombshell of a book appeared which told the story of the lords of wealth and their glittering clans.

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Testimony of Two Men

By: Taylor Caldwell

An embattled young doctor, an angry and divided Pennsylvania town, a turn-of-the-century national scandal--out of these turbulent elements Taylor Caldwell crafted a major novel, a massively detailed chronicle of love, death, redemption, and the rise of modern medicine.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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