Saturday October 18, 1969

US date format: 10/18/1969, UK date format: 18/10/1969

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 18, 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 Pascal Soetens and Volker Neumuller. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Can't Get Next To You by The Temptations. In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits. The Secret of Santa Vittoria, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while Naked Came The Stranger by Penelope Ashe was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monty Python's Flying Circus. 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 October 18 across the years or at October 1969 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day

Events

  • Rod Stewart joins Small Faces
  • US Federal government bans use of cyclamates artificial sweetener.
  • Soyuz 8 returns to Earth.
  • Jefferson Airplane member Paul Kantner is charged with possession of marijuana in Hawaii.

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Movies

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin

Country: United States of America

This Man Must Die

This Man Must Die

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Michel Duchaussoy, Caroline Cellier, Jean Yanne, Anouk Ferjac

Aradhana

Aradhana

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Sharmila Tagore, Sujit Kumar, Farida Jalal

The Damned

The Damned

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem, Helmut Berger

Country: United States of America

The Secret of Santa Vittoria

The Secret of Santa Vittoria

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani, Virna Lisi, Hardy Krüger

Sport Games on October 18, 1969

Sport Games on October 18, 1969


NFL

American Football
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Cleveland Browns : 31 - 42
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TV Series

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Monty Python's Flying Circus

Monty Python's Flying Circus

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Starring: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Here Comes the Grump

Here Comes the Grump

Directed by: Grant Simmons

Kapitän Harmsen

Kapitän Harmsen

Written by:

Starring: Marianne Lindner, Gerhard Bormann, Brigitte Rohkohl, Folmer Rubæk

Where the Heart Is

Where the Heart Is

Strange Report

Strange Report

Starring: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Charles Lloyd Pack

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Naked Came The Stranger by Penelope Ashe

Naked Came The Stranger

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A steamy, bestselling tale of Long Island lust, written as a daring literary hoax by Newsday columnist Mike McGrady and two dozen of his colleaguesFor talk show host Gillian Blake, the

Between Parent & Teenager by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent & Teenager

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Letting go is the key to peaceful and meaningful coexistence between parent and teenager. as parents, our need is to be needed. As teenagers, their need is not to need us.

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

The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier

The House On The Strand

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In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

The Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White

The Making Of The President 1968

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“White unites a novelist's knack of dramatization and a historian's sense of significance with a synthesizing skill that grasps the reader by the lapels.”

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 October 18, 1969?

On October 18, 1969 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 18, 1969?

On October 18, 1969 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 18, 1969?

On October 18, 1969 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 18, 1969?

On October 18, 1969 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 18, 1969?

On October 18, 1969 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 18, 1969?

On October 18, 1969 several famous people were born including, Pascal Soetens, Volker Neumüller, Volker Neumuller.

What was the number one song in October 18, 1969?

The number one song in the week of October 18, 1969 was I Can't Get Next To You by The Temptations in US and I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry in UK.

What were the top hits on October 18, 1969?

The top hits on October 18, 1969 were I Can't Get Next To You by The Temptations, Hot Fun In The Summertime by Sly & the Family Stone, Sugar, Sugar by The Archies in US and I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry, Je T'Aime... Moi Non Plus by Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg, I'm Gonna Make You Mine by Lou Christie in UK.


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