Wednesday 20 August 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bart Spark and Francisco Torres.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones.
In UK Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits.
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun, directed by Robert Parrish, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while New Moon Rising by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kapitän Harmsen.
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 important events of 20 August 1969 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Bart Spark: Soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen).
- Francisco Torres: Jockey.
- Duke Droese: American professional wrestler.
- Billy Gardell: American comedian actor and producer.
- Mark Holzemer: American baseball player and scout.
- 69 cm rainfall in Nelson Co., Virginia (state record)
- Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is established in Florissant, CO, USA
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- Tony Joe White - Polk Salad Annie
- The Youngbloods - Get Together
- The Guess Who - Laughing
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