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.
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- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- 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.
- Mindi Abair: American saxophonist and compoaser.
- Who release rock opera Tommy
- Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Get Back
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- Mercy - Love (Can Make You Happy)
- The Cowsills - Hair
- The Edwin Hawkins Singers - Oh Happy Day
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- Donovan - Atlantis
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
- Ray Stevens - Gitarzan
- The Guess Who - These Eyes
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