Thursday July 17, 1969

US date format: 7/17/1969, UK date format: 17/7/1969

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 17, 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 Kazuki Kitamura and Fernán Mirás. In that special week of July people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. In UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits. Slogan, directed by Pierre Grimblat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Kingdom And The Power by Gay Talese was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Liberace Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1969, at July 17 across the years or at July 1969 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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Events

  • The New York Times publicly takes back the ridicule of the rocket scientist Robert H. Goddard published in 13 Jan 1920 that spaceflight is impossible.ref name=quotastronauticsnow_com-indexquotRobert H. Goddard. ''The New York Times''. astronauticsnow.com/history/goddard/index.html 090118 astronauticsnow.com

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Movies

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My Night at Maud's

My Night at Maud's

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Françoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault, Antoine Vitez

Country: United States of America

The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien

Country: United States of America

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Directed by: John Schlesinger

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

Country: United States of America

Easy Rider

Easy Rider

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Antonio Mendoza

Country: United States of America

The Italian Job

The Italian Job

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Liberace Show

The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States of America

Gestern gelesen

Gestern gelesen

Starring: Erik Schumann, Vera Jesse

Country: Germany

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Della

The Johnny Cash Show

The Johnny Cash Show

Starring: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Country: United States of America

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Kingdom And The Power by Gay Talese

The Kingdom And The Power

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The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers.

Except For Me And Thee by Jessamyn West

Except For Me And Thee

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Small crease to DJ near spine. Pages are clean and crisp and binding is tight. Solid Book.

The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann

The Love Machine

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A novel set in a time when steak, vodka and Benzedrine were the staples of a healthy diet. The "love machine" is Robin Stone, a TV-network titan around whom women flock.

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 Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

The Andromeda Strain

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The United States government is given a warning by the pre-eminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to

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 July 17, 1969?

On July 17, 1969 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is July 17, 1969?

On July 17, 1969 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 17, 1969?

On July 17, 1969 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 17, 1969?

On July 17, 1969 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 17, 1969?

On July 17, 1969 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 17, 1969?

On July 17, 1969 several famous people were born including, Kazuki Kitamura, Fernán Mirás, July 2006 Java earthquake.

What was the number one song in July 17, 1969?

The number one song in the week of July 17, 1969 was In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans in US and Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman in UK.

What were the top hits on July 17, 1969?

The top hits on July 17, 1969 were In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans, Spinning Wheel by Blood, Sweat & Tears, Good Morning Starshine by Oliver in US and Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman, In The Ghetto by Elvis Presley, Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones in UK.


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