Wednesday 19 November 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rod Mapstone and Erika Alexander.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wedding Bell Blues by The 5th Dimension.
In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits.
Change of Habit, directed by William Graham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Urmel aus dem Eis.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Which were the important events of 19 November 1969 ?
- Rod Mapstone: Australian long jumper (1996 Olympics).
- Erika Alexander: American actress.
- Philippe Adams: Belgian race car driver.
- Ertuğrul Sağlam: Turkish footballer and coach.
- Richard Virenque: Moroccan-French cyclist and sportscaster.
- WENY TV channel 36 in Elmira, New York (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Apollo program: Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan Bean land at Oceanus Procellarum (the ''Ocean of Storms'') and become the third and fourth humans to walk on the Moon.
- Football player Pele scores his 1,000th goal.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
- R.B. Greaves - Take A Letter Maria
- The Beatles - Something
- Blood, Sweat and Tears - And When I Die
- The Flying Machine - Smile A Little Smile For Me
- Steam - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
- The Beatles - Come Together
- Stevie Wonder - Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
- Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
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