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Friday 23 May 1969

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laurent Aïello and Pat Hurst. 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. Once Upon a Time in the West, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Gnomes of Dulwich. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Once Upon a Time in the West

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale

Country: United States

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Midnight Cowboy

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles

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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Support Your Local Sheriff!

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: James Garner, Joan Hackett, Walter Brennan

Country: United States

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Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Elvis Presley, Ina Balin, Victor French

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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


Starring: Pierre Michaël, Georges Hilarion, Marc Eyraud, Louis Arbessier

Country: France

Nero Wolfe

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

Country: Italy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1969 ?

  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
  • Laurent Aïello: French race car driver, most notable for winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1998, the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) in 1999, and the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) series in 2002.
  • Pat Hurst: San Leandro, California -- LPGA golfer (1995 Rolex Rookie of the Year).
  • Ramon Caraballo: Baseball player.
  • Pat Hurst in San Leandro: California, USA; LPGA golfer (1995 Rolex Rookie of the Year).
  • Maurice Barthélemy: French actor and film director, born to an anthropologist.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Diane Aubrey: Actress (Haunted Strangler), dies of heart attack at 79.
  • Peter Alma: painter/graphic artist, dies at age 83.
  • Who release rock opera Tommy
  • Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes.

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Life magazine


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

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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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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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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