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Saturday 22 March 1969

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 22, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonah Goldberg and Darrell Russell. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Dizzy by Tommy Roe. In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits. Goodbye, Columbus, directed by Larry Peerce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Two in Clover. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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What the sky looked like on 22 March 1969

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

Goodbye, Columbus

Directed by: Larry Peerce

Starring: Richard Benjamin, Ali MacGraw, Jack Klugman, Nan Martin

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Machine Gun McCain

Directed by: Giuliano Montaldo

Starring: John Cassavetes, Britt Ekland, Peter Falk, Gabriele Ferzetti

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Sam Whiskey

Directed by: Arnold Laven

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, Clint Walker, Ossie Davis

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Run Wild, Run Free

Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian

Starring: John Mills, Gordon Jackson, Sylvia Syms, Mark Lester

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The Illustrated Man

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom, Robert Drivas, Don Dubbins

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TV Series

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

Two in Clover

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Kurenai Sanshiro

Môretsu atarô

The Way We Live Now

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 March 1969 ?

  • Blessed Genta of Maaseik
  • The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
  • World Water Day.
  • Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
  • Saint Octavian
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Famous Deaths:
  • Billy opens and closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 1 performance
  • Come Summer closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • The landmark art exhibition ''When Attitudes become Form'', curated by Harald Szeemann opens at the Kunsthalle Bern in Bern, Switzerland.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 22, 1969 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1969 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Tommy Roe - Dizzy
  2. Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  3. Traces - Classics IV
  4. The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
  5. Indian Giver - 1910 Fruitgum Co.
  6. The Zombies - Time Of The Season
  7. This Girl's In Love With You - Dionne Warwick
  8. Sly & the Family Stone - Everyday People
  9. Crimson And Clover - Tommy James and the Shondells
  10. Run Away Child, Running Wild - The Temptations
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Run Away Child, Running Wild - The Temptations
  2. David Ruffin - My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
  3. Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose - James Brown
  4. Aretha Franklin - The Weight
  5. Only The Strong Survive - Jerry Butler
  6. Baby, Baby Don't Cry - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
  7. Betty Everett - There'll Come A Time
  8. Sophisticated Cissy - The Meters
  9. Clarence Carter - Snatching It Back
  10. The Chi-lites - Give It Away
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) - Peter Sarstedt
  2. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
  3. Gentle On My Mind - Dean Martin
  4. Surround Yourself With Sorrow - Cilla Black
  5. The Way It Used To Be - Engelbert Humperdinck


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

The Hurricane Years

By: Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

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

By: Marjorie Craig

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

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Preserve And Protect

By: Allen Drury

The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election.

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The Joys Of Yiddish

By: Leo Rosten

Do you know when to cry Mazel tov -- and when to avoid it like the plague? Did you know that Oy! is not a word, but a vocabulary with

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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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