Friday December 19, 1969

US date format: 12/19/1969, UK date format: 19/12/1969

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on December 19, 1969, here's what our experts found out: it was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 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 Kristy Swanson and Richard Hammond. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Leaving on A Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, directed by Robert Butler, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1969 while Fire From Heaven by Mary Renault was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Manhunt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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Movies

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Robert Butler

Starring: Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Joe Flynn, William Schallert

The Red Tent

The Red Tent

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Mikhail Kalatozov

Starring: Sean Connery, Peter Finch, Mario Adorf, Luigi Vannucchi

Anne of the Thousand Days

Anne of the Thousand Days

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas, Anthony Quayle

Country: United States of America

Burn!

Burn!

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo

Starring: Marlon Brando, Evaristo Márquez, Renato Salvatori, Dana Ghia

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Manhunt

Manhunt

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Greg Barker

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Fire From Heaven by Mary Renault

Fire From Heaven

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“Written with her usual vigor and imagination...Mary Renault has a great talent.”–The New York Times Book ReviewAlexander’s beauty, strength, and defiance were apparent from birth, but his boyhood honed those gifts

The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace

The Seven Minutes

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The seven minute Irving Wallace's most controversial and explo¬sive novel to date, certain to stir up national debate from the moment of its publication.

The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss

The Selling Of The President 1968

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The Selling of the President 1968 by Joe McGinniss 1970 Mass Market Paperback

The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

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Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel.

The Shivering Sands by Victoria Holt

The Shivering Sands

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Caroline Verlaine goes to Lovat Stacy, a lonely house on the Kent coast, to search for her missing sister. Is Roma's disappearance due to an accident or is it murder?

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 December 19, 1969?

On December 19, 1969 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 19, 1969?

On December 19, 1969 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 19, 1969?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on December 19, 1969?

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

Which famous people are born on December 19, 1969?

On December 19, 1969 several famous people were born including, Kristy Swanson, Richard Hammond, French presidential election 1965.

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

The number one song in the week of December 19, 1969 was Leaving on A Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary in US and Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris in UK.

What were the top hits on December 19, 1969?

The top hits on December 19, 1969 were Leaving on A Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary, Someday We'll Be Together by Diana Ross and the Supremes, Down On The Corner by Creedence Clearwater Revival in US and Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris, Sugar Sugar by Archies, Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition in UK.