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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 Ramon Caraballo. 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. Satan's Sadists, directed by Al Adamson, 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 Set 'em Up Joe. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Movies

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Satan's Sadists

Directed by: Al Adamson

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

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Popi

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

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

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The April Fools

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

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

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Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward

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Winning

Directed by: James Goldstone

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas

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TV Series

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

Set 'em Up Joe

Directed by: Not specifed

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Dororo

Directed by: Akihiko Shiota

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Gestern gelesen

Starring: Erik Schumann, Vera Jesse

Country: Germany

The Johnny Cash Show

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

Country: United States

W. Somerset Maugham

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • 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.
Facts:
  • Who release rock opera Tommy
  • Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes.

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Books

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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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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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Bullet Park

By: John Cheever

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.

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Videogames

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Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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