Wednesday 24 September 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Shawn Crahan and Megan Ward.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies.
In UK Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was in the top 5 hits.
Astérix et Cléopâtre, directed by Ren Goscinny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Pretenders by Gladys Rockmore Davis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Then Came Bronson.
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 important events of 24 September 1969 ?
- Shawn Crahan: American musician (Slipknot).
- Megan Ward: Los Angeles, California -- Actress (Kimberly Sayers-Dark Skies).
- Daan (singer)
- John Morton: WLAF WR (Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Paul Ray Smith: Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2003).
- Patrick Venerucci: Italian roller-skating world champion of dancing on skates.
- Lisa Matthews: Peoria, Illinois -- Playmate (Apr, 1990).
- Christopher Pincher: English politician.
- Shamim Sarif: English author director and screenwriter.
- Paul Smith: American sergeant Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2003).
- DeVante Swing: American singer-songwriter and producer (Jodeci).
- Goya Toledo: Spanish model and actress.
- Andrew Greene: NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Saskatchewan Roughriders).
- Gene Hunt: R&B musician (Acid Man).
- 1st Elvis convention, 2500 fans attend in Cincinnati
- New York Mets clinch NL East pennant
- Ton Duc Thang elected President of North Vietnam
- Trial of Chicago 8 (protesters at Democratic National Convention) begins
- The ''Chicago Eight'' trial begins in Chicago, Illinois.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Three Dog Night - Easy To Be Hard
- Bobby Sherman - Little Woman
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- Oliver - Jean
- Tom Jones - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- Sly & the Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime
- The Dells - Oh, What A Night
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