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Sunday 19 October 1969

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Edward and Trey Parker. 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. Marlowe, directed by Paul Bogart, 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 Strange Paradise. 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 most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: James Garner, Gayle Hunnicutt, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States

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Battle of Britain

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews

Country: United States

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Paint Your Wagon

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg

Country: United States

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The Madwoman of Chaillot

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka

Country: United States

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The Undefeated

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Antonio Aguilar

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Strange Paradise

Written by: Ian Martin, Jerry Layton

Starring: Colin Fox, Cosette Lee, Dawn Greenhalgh, Kurt Schiegl

Country: Canada

Mary Mungo & Midge

Starring: Richard Baker, Isabel Ryan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Starring: Rutger Hauer, Jos Bergman, Ton Vos, Jacco van Renesse

Country: Netherlands

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Written by: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Then Came Bronson

Written by: Denne Bart Petitclerc

Starring: Michael Parks

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1969 ?

  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Edward: American psychic, host of the TV series "Crossing Over With John Edward," in which he roams through his studio audiences, transmitting messages from their dearly departed.
  • Trey Parker: Director.
  • Roger Cross
  • Dieter Thoma: German skier, champion ski jumper.
  • DJ Sammy: Spanish DJ and producer.
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  • J Bock and S Harnicks musical Rothschilds, premieres in New York City
  • Mary Mills wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
  • Oakland Darryle Lamonica passes for 6 touchdowns vs. Buffalo (50-21)

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Sport Games on 19 October 1969

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 21 - 7
  • Baltimore Colts - New Orleans Saints : 30 - 10
  • Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 7 - 13
  • Green Bay Packers - Los Angeles Rams : 21 - 34
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1969?

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Kingdom And The Power

By: Gay Talese

The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers.

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The Making Of The President 1968

By: Theodore H. White

“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.”

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Linda Goodman'S Sun Signs

By: Linda Goodman

Find out what's really happening in your life and the lives of those around you. Is he really unstable beneath that placid exterior?

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The Pretenders

By: Gladys Rockmore Davis


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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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