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Friday 18 July 1969

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Masanori Murakawa and La Grande Sophie . 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. Spirits of the Dead, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The David Frost Show. 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 months ?

The David Frost Show

Starring: David Frost

Country: United States

The Main Chance

Written by: Edmund Ward, John Malcolm

Starring: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Johnny Cash Show

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

Country: United States

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Gestern gelesen

Starring: Erik Schumann, Vera Jesse

Country: Germany

The Gnomes of Dulwich

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Spirits of the Dead

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon

Country: United States

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Easy Rider

Directed by: Dennis Hopper

Starring: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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Death Rides a Horse

Directed by: Giulio Petroni

Starring: Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega

Country: United States

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Carry on Camping

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Charles Hawtrey

Country: United States

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The Wild Bunch

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Joe Namath agrees to sell interest in Bachelors 3, to stay in NFL
  • Mary Jo Kopechne and Senator Ted Kennedy plunge off Chappaquiddick bridge.
  • Gloria Diaz wins the Miss Universe Pageant, with the Philippines receiving its first title.
  • John Fairfax lands in Hollywood Beach, Florida near Miami and becomes the first person to row across an ocean solo, after 180 days spent at sea on board 25' ocean rowboat 'Britannia' (left Gran Canaria on January 20, 1969).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Youth communes
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lunar Exploration -- July 18, 1969
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8135

Books

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

The Andromeda Strain

By: Michael Crichton

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

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Between Parent & Teenager

By: Haim G. Ginott

Solid advise for parents with teenagers. Timeless

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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 Long Row Of Candles

By: C.L. Sulzberger

C. L. Sulzberger's A LONG ROW OF CANDLES is a landmark in the field of journalistic memoirs. In his distinguished career, Mr.

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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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