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Friday 16 May 1969

US date format: 5/16/1969, UK date format: 16/5/1969

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Manhattan New York (New York) and David Boreanaz. 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. Midnight Cowboy, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes 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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What the sky looked like on 16 May 1969

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Movies

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

Midnight Cowboy

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

Country: United States

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Popi

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Alan Arkin, Rita Moreno, Reuben Figueroa, Miguel Alejandro

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The April Fools

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Catherine Deneuve, Peter Lawford, Jack Weston

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The Trouble with Girls

Directed by: Peter Tewksbury

Starring: Elvis Presley, Marlyn Mason, Nicole Jaffe, Sheree North

Country: United States

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Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward

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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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The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States

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Dororo

Directed by: Akihiko Shiota

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This Way Up

Show of the North

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Johnny Jordan: Cameraman (You Only Live Twice), dies at 44.
  • Robert R: American teenager, first confirmed death from AIDS in North America (Born 1954).
Facts:
  • Barbra Streisand appears at a Friars Club Tribute
  • Students occupies Magden House Amsterdam
  • US nuclear sub Guitarro sinks off San Francisco
  • Venera 5 lands on Venus, returns data on atmosphere
  • Venera program: Venera 5, a Soviet spaceprobe, lands on Venus.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1969 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Salzburg Connection

By: Helen MacInnes

He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, ...

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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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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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Bullet Park

By: John Cheever

Welcome to Bullet Park, a township in which even the most buttoned-down gentry sometimes manage to terrify themselves simply by looking in the mirror.

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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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