Thursday November 20, 1969

US date format: 11/20/1969, UK date format: 20/11/1969

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 20, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kristian Ghedina and Callie Thorne. 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. The Sicilian Clan, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monty Python's Flying Circus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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The Sicilian Clan

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura, Irina Demick

Country: United States of America

The Girl Who Knew Too Much

Directed by: Francis D. Lyon

Starring: Adam West, Nancy Kwan, Nehemiah Persoff, Buddy Greco

A Bullet for Sandoval

Directed by: Julio Buchs

Starring: George Hilton, Ernest Borgnine, Alberto de Mendoza, Leo Anchóriz


Directed by: Alvin Rakoff

Starring: Roger Moore, Martha Hyer, Alexis Kanner, Claudie Lange

The Arrangement

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Faye Dunaway, Deborah Kerr, Richard Boone


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 20, 1969?


  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • See more


  • Alcatraz Island off SF, is seized by militant Native Americans

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

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

Here Comes the Grump

Directed by: Grant Simmons


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

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.”

The Andromeda Strain

By: Michael Crichton

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

The Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

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

My Life And Prophecies

By: Jeane Dixon

For the first time, world-famous Jeane Dixon tells her own story, in her own words, and reveals what she sees in store for the future! Since 1965, Mrs.

The Seven Minutes

By: Irving Wallace

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.


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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