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Sunday 16 March 1969

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pat Harlow NFL tackle (New England Patriots and Steve Israel NFL cornerback (San Francisco 49ers. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Dizzy by Tommy Roe. In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits. Charro!, directed by Charles Marquis Warren, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Vines Of Yarrabee by Dorothy Eden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sumorna jesen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Sumorna jesen

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

Division 4

Starring: Chuck Faulkner, Frank Taylor, Terence Donovan, Gerard Kennedy

Country: Australia

Fortune

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

Country: France

Nero Wolfe

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

Country: Italy

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Finke & Co.

Starring: Friedrich G. Beckhaus, Ilse Petri, Kerstin De Ahna, Michael Ande

Movies

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

Charro!

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ina Balin, Victor French

Country: United States

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Where Eagles Dare

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure

Country: United States

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If....

Directed by: Lindsay Anderson

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick

Country: United States

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens

Country: United States

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Play Dirty

Directed by: Andre De Toth

Starring: Michael Caine, Nigel Davenport, Nigel Green

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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Facts:
  • 1776 opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 1217 performances
  • Boston Bruins scores a NHL record eight goals in one period.
  • Peter Stone and Sherman Edward's 1776 premieres at 46th Steet Theater in New York City for 1217 performances.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Lunar module on Apollo 9
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Great Missile Debate -- Mar. 14, 1969
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8117

Books

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

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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A Small Town in Germany

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, ...

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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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Thirteen Days

By: Robert F. Kennedy

"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."―Arthur

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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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