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Wednesday 21 May 1969

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 21, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Éric Ruf 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. Satan's Sadists, directed by Al Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while Bullet Park by John Cheever was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Set 'em Up Joe. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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What the sky looked like on 21 May 1969

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Movies

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Satan's Sadists

Directed by: Al Adamson

Starring: Russ Tamblyn, Scott Brady, John 'Bud' Cardos, Robert Dix

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Popi

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Alan Arkin, Rita Moreno, Reuben Figueroa, Miguel Alejandro

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The April Fools

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Catherine Deneuve, Peter Lawford, Jack Weston

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Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward

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Winning

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas

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TV Series

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

Set 'em Up Joe

Directed by: Not specifed

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Dororo

Directed by: Akihiko Shiota

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Gestern gelesen

Starring: Erik Schumann, Vera Jesse

Country: Germany

The Johnny Cash Show

Starring: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Country: United States

W. Somerset Maugham

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 21, 1969 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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The Love Machine

By: Jacqueline Susann

A novel set in a time when steak, vodka and Benzedrine were the staples of a healthy diet. The "love machine" is Robin Stone, a TV-network titan around whom women flock.

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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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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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