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Wednesday 21 May 1969

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Reid Simpson in Flin Flon and Georgiy R Gongadze. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Back by The Beatles. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Once Upon a Time in the West, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Vines Of Yarrabee by Dorothy Eden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gnomes of Dulwich. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Gnomes of Dulwich

Starring: Hugh Lloyd, Terry Scott, John Clive, Leon Thau

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Sumorna jesen

Starring: Zvonimir Crnko, Dragan Mijatovic, Edo Perocevic, Magda Fedor

Division 4

Starring: Chuck Faulkner, Frank Taylor, Terence Donovan, Gerard Kennedy

Country: Australia

Fortune

Starring: Pierre Michaël, Georges Hilarion, Marc Eyraud, Louis Arbessier

Country: France

Nero Wolfe

Starring: Tino Buazzelli, Paolo Ferrari, Pupo De Luca, Roberto Pistone

Country: Italy

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Once Upon a Time in the West

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States

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Midnight Cowboy

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles

Country: United States

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Mackenna's Gold

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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Support Your Local Sheriff!

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: James Garner, Joan Hackett, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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Charro!

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ina Balin, Victor French

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
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Facts:
  • After 9,015 at bats Hank Aaron is lifted for a pinch hitter, Mike Lum, who doubled in a 15-3 victory over the New York Mets.
  • Slovan Bratislava wins 9th Europe Cup II in Basel, Switzerland.
  • Civil unrest in Rosario, Argentina, known as Rosariazo, following the death of a 15-year-old student.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1969?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8127
  • Life: Composite High School
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gamal Abdel Nasser -- May 16, 1969

Books

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

The Vines Of Yarrabee

By: Dorothy Eden

A New York Times bestseller for four consecutive months, Dorothy Eden’s sweeping romantic saga about the colonization of Australia tells the unforgettable story of a mismatched man and woman who carve

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Between Parent & Teenager

By: Haim G. Ginott

Solid advise for parents with teenagers. Timeless

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The Trouble With Lawyers

By: Murray Teigh Bloom

In the tradition of Silent Spring, The American Way of Death, The Case Against Congress, and Unsafe ant Any Speed -- this vital book dramatically confronts a major threat to the

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Bullet Park

By: John Cheever

Welcome to Bullet Park, a township in which even the most buttoned-down gentry sometimes manage to terrify themselves simply by looking in the mirror.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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