Tuesday 18 March 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sheila Taormina and Michael Dumas NFL free safety (San Diego Chargers.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 March 1969 ?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
- Sheila Taormina: 4X200m freestyle swimmer (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Michael Dumas NFL free safety (San Diego Chargers: Jacksonville Jaguars).
- J David Shapiro: American screenwriter, actor and director.
- Antonella Guidelli: Italian singer in a group with her three siblings, Micol, Giovanni and Mirium, "Guidelli Cantanti.
- Andy Cutting: English accordion player and composer (Blowzabella).
- Vassily Ivanchuk: Ukrainian chess player
- J Shapiro: American actor director and screenwriter
- Shaun Udal: English cricketer
- Barbara Bates: American actress and singer (d. 1969).
- Come Summer opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 7 performances
- The United States begins secretly bombing the Sihanouk Trail in Cambodia, used by communist forces to infiltrate South Vietnam.
- Operation Breakfast, the secret bombing of Cambodia, begins.
- British paratroopers and Marines land on the island of Anguilla.
- A tall TV-mast at Emley Moor, UK, collapses due to ice build-up.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tommy Roe - Dizzy
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
- Classics IV - Traces
- The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
- 1910 Fruitgum Co. - Indian Giver
- The Zombies - Time Of The Season
- Dionne Warwick - This Girl's In Love With You
- Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crimson And Clover
- The Temptations - Run Away Child, Running Wild
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