Tuesday August 19, 1969

US date format: 8/19/1969, UK date format: 19/8/1969

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Matthew Perry and Nate Dogg. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . This Man Must Die, directed by Claude Chabrol, 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 Here Comes the Grump. 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 August 19 across the years or at August 1969 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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Events

  • Chicago Cubs' Ken Holtzman no-hits Atlanta Braves, 3-0.

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Movies

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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

This Man Must Die

This Man Must Die

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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

The Italian Job

The Italian Job

Directed by: Peter Collinson

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

Country: United States of America

True Grit

True Grit

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Kim Darby, Glen Campbell, Jeremy Slate

Country: United States of America

Take the Money and Run

Take the Money and Run

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire, Jacquelyn Hyde

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Here Comes the Grump

Here Comes the Grump

Directed by: Grant Simmons

Gestern gelesen

Gestern gelesen

Starring: Erik Schumann, Vera Jesse

Country: Germany

Kapitän Harmsen

Kapitän Harmsen

Written by:

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

Della

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

Days to next August 19

If August 19, 1969 is your birthday you're 51 years, 3 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 22 days.
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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.

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.

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

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 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 August 19, 1969?

On August 19, 1969 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 19, 1969?

On August 19, 1969 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 19, 1969?

On August 19, 1969 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 19, 1969?

On August 19, 1969 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 19, 1969?

On August 19, 1969 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 19, 1969?

On August 19, 1969 several famous people were born including, Matthew Perry, Nate Dogg, Karan .

What was the number one song in August 19, 1969?

The number one song in the week of August 19, 1969 was Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones in US and Saved By The Bell by Robin Gibb in UK.

What were the top hits on August 19, 1969?

The top hits on August 19, 1969 were Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones, A Boy Named Sue by Johnny Cash, Crystal Blue Persuasion by Tommy James and the Shondells in US and Saved By The Bell by Robin Gibb, Give Peace A Chance by Plastic Ono Band in UK.


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