Wednesday May 21, 1969

US date format: 5/21/1969, UK date format: 21/5/1969

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 21, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. 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. The Italian Job, directed by Peter Collinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Liberace Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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The Italian Job

The Italian Job

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Michael Caine, Noël Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone

Country: United States of America

Satan's Sadists

Satan's Sadists

Directed by: Al Adamson

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

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

Country: United States of America

Popi

Popi

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

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

The April Fools

The April Fools

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

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

TV Series

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The Liberace Show

The Liberace Show

Starring: Liberace, George Liberace

Country: United States of America

Dororo

Dororo

Directed by: Akihiko Shiota

Gestern gelesen

Gestern gelesen

Starring: Erik Schumann, Vera Jesse

Country: Germany

The Johnny Cash Show

The Johnny Cash Show

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

Country: United States of America

W. Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham

Days to next May 21

If May 21, 1969 is your birthday you're 51 years, 3 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig

Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women

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Like New Hardcover book that looks as if it was never used. No dustcover on it, but hardboards and pages are in perfect condition.

Bullet Park by John Cheever

Bullet Park

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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.

The Vines Of Yarrabee by Dorothy Eden

The Vines Of Yarrabee

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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

The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom

The Trouble With Lawyers

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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

The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann

The Love Machine

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game


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