Monday 25 August 1969
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rachel Shelley and France Beaudoin.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones.
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun, directed by Robert Parrish, 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 Kapitän Harmsen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Rachel Shelley: English model and actress.
- France Beaudoin: Canadian TV host of les Ailes de la mode, a show focused on fashion.
- Jamie Gold
- Elly Hakami: San Francisco, California -- Tennis star.
- Mike Jones: American athlete, defensive end whose pro-football career began in 1991.
- Cameron Mathison: Canadian actor.
- Olga Konkova: Norwegian-Russian pianist and composer.
- Vivek Razdan: Indian cricketer coach and sportscaster.
- Steve Staley: American voice actor and singer.
- John Witt: author, sportswriter, actor and Ballhawk.
- Catriona Matthew: Edinburgh, Scotland -- Golfer (1995 British Open-12th).
- Derek Fung: Hong Kong -- Canadian Tour golfer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- The Youngbloods - Get Together
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
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