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Saturday 16 August 1969

US date format: 8/16/1969, UK date format: 16/8/1969

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Becky Delossantos and Yvan Muller. 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 The Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Porcile

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

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

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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

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The Gypsy Moths

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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

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Take the Money and Run

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Country: United States of America

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Alice's Restaurant

Directed by: Arthur Penn

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

Country: United States of America

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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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Kapitän Harmsen

Written by: Werner Bruhns, Helga Feddersen

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

Naapurilähiö

Los doce del signo

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Russ Bender: Actor / writer (Air Patrol, Strangler),...
Facts:
  • WATL TV channel 36 in Atlanta, Georgia begins broadcasting
  • Woodstock rock festival begins in New York

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Books

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The Goodbye Look

By: Ross MacDonald

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

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Between Parent & Teenager

By: Haim G. Ginott

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.

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

By: Marjorie Craig

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

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New Moon Rising

By: Eugenia Price

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game


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