Sunday February 23, 1969

US date format: 2/23/1969, UK date format: 23/2/1969

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on February 23, 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 Michael Campbell and Ed McDaniel. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone. In UK (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner was in the top 5 hits. The Milky Way, directed by Luis Buñuel, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1969 while Thirteen Days by Robert F. Kennedy was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Two in Clover. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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Events

  • WWVU (now WNPB) TV channel 24 in Morgantown, WV (PBS) 1st broadcast

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Movies

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The Milky Way

The Milky Way

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Paul Frankeur, Laurent Terzieff, Alain Cuny, Edith Scob

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin

Country: United States of America

Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, John McMartin, Ricardo Montalban, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States of America

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Changes

Changes

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Starring: Kent Lane, Michele Carey, Jack Albertson, Marcia Strassman

TV Series

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Two in Clover

Two in Clover

Release year: 1969

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Thirteen Days by Robert F. Kennedy

Thirteen Days

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"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."―Arthur

The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg

The Rich And The Super-Rich

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Thirty years ago, a bombshell of a book appeared which told the story of the lords of wealth and their glittering clans.

The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years

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

A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre

A Small Town in Germany

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, …

The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes

The Salzburg Connection

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He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, …

Videogames

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Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 23, 1969?

On February 23, 1969 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is February 23, 1969?

On February 23, 1969 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 23, 1969?

On February 23, 1969 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 23, 1969?

On February 23, 1969 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 23, 1969?

On February 23, 1969 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 23, 1969?

On February 23, 1969 several famous people were born including, Michael Campbell, Ed McDaniel, Michael Campbell in Hawera.

Which famous people died on February 23, 1969?

Famous people died on February 23, 1969 include, Joseph Messner, King Saud, Abd al-Aziz.

What was the number one song in February 23, 1969?

The number one song in the week of February 23, 1969 was Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone in US and (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner in UK.

What were the top hits on February 23, 1969?

The top hits on February 23, 1969 were Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone, Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells, Build Me Up Buttercup by The Foundations in US and (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner, Albatross by Fleetwood Mac, Blackberry Way by The Move in UK.