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Saturday 17 May 1969

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paige Turco and Aaron Ruffin. 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. Age of Consent, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Age Of Discontinuity by Peter Drucker was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gnomes of Dulwich. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Gnomes of Dulwich

Starring: Hugh Lloyd, Terry Scott, John Clive, Leon Thau

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Movies

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

Mackenna's Gold

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Support Your Local Sheriff!

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: James Garner, Joan Hackett, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joseph Beran: Czechoslovakian archbishop of Prague/cardinal, dies at age 80.
Facts:
  • My Wife, My Dog, My Cat, by Maskman and The Agents hits #92
  • Russian probe Venera 6 landed on Venus
  • 95th Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Majestic Prince wins in 1:55.6.
  • Baltimore, Cleveland and Pittsburgh agree to go from NFC to the AFC in the NFL.
  • Venera program: Soviet Venera 6 begins its descent into the atmosphere of Venus, sending back atmospheric data before being crushed by pressure.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Composite High School
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gamal Abdel Nasser -- May 16, 1969
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8126

Books

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

The Age Of Discontinuity

By: Peter Drucker

The closing decades of the twentieth century have been characterized as a period of disruption and discontinuity in which the structure and meaning of economy, polity, and society have been radically

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Sunday The Rabbi Stayed Home

By: Harry Kemelman

As Passover approaches, Rabbi Small contends with infighting, backstabbing, and an actual murder in this New York Times bestseller As Rabbi David Small’s 5-year contract winds down at the synagogue in Barnard’s Crossing,

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Except For Me And Thee

By: Jessamyn West

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

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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

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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