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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 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. Midnight Cowboy, directed by John Schlesinger, 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 Nero Wolfe. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Midnight Cowboy

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles

Country: United States

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Age of Consent

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran

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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Teorema

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Silvana Mangano, Terence Stamp, Massimo Girotti

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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TV Series

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

Nero Wolfe

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

Country: Italy

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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

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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
Famous Birthdays:
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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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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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Ada

By: Vladimir Nabokov

Published two weeks after his seventieth birthday, Ada, or Ardor is one of Nabokov's greatest masterpieces, the glorious culmination of his career as a novelist. It

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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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Between Parent & Teenager

By: Haim G. Ginott

Solid advise for parents with teenagers. Timeless

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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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