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What Happened on December 25, 1969, Christmas

US date format: 12/25/1969, UK date format: 25/12/1969

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau van Vollenhoven and Mark Millar. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Someday We'll Be Together by Diana Ross and the Supremes. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, directed by Robert Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while In This House Of Brede by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Look, Stranger. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 25 December 1969

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Movies

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

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Directed by: Robert Butler

Starring: Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Joe Flynn, William Schallert

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The Red Tent

Directed by: Mikhail Kalatozov

Starring: Sean Connery, Peter Finch, Mario Adorf, Luigi Vannucchi

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Anne of the Thousand Days

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas, Anthony Quayle

Country: United States

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Burn!

Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo

Starring: Marlon Brando, Evaristo Márquez, Renato Salvatori, Dana Ghia

Country: United States

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Hello, Dolly!

Directed by: Gene Kelly

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Walter Matthau, Michael Crawford, Marianne McAndrew

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Look, Stranger

Directed by: Arielle Javitch

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Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

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Atakku no. 1

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Monty Python's Flying Circus

Written by: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese

Starring: Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 5 Israeli gunboats escape from Cherbourg harbor
  • India all out for 163 at Madras versus Australia, Ashley Mallett 5-91.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 25, 1969 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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The Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

The Selling of the President 1968 by Joe McGinniss 1970 Mass Market Paperback

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Fire From Heaven

By: Mary Renault

“Written with her usual vigor and imagination...Mary Renault has a great talent.”–The New York Times Book ReviewAlexander’s beauty, strength, and defiance were apparent from birth, but his boyhood honed those gifts

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Present At The Creation

By: Dean Acheson

With deft portraits of many world figures, Dean Acheson analyzes the processes of policy making, the necessity for decision, and the role of power and initiative in matters of state.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game


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