Tuesday 26 August 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Elaine Irwin Mellencamp and Mike Gisler.
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 Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kapitän Harmsen.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 26 August 1969!
Which were the important events of 26 August 1969 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Elaine Irwin Mellencamp: Allentown, Pennsylvania -- Wife of John Cougar.
- Mike Gisler: NFL guard / center (NE Patriots).
- Nicole Arendt: Somerville, New Jersey -- Tennis star (1996 Aust doubles finalist).
- Ricky Bottalico: New Britain, Connecticut -- Pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies).
- Christopher Douglas: Christopher Douglas American actor.
- Elaine Irwin: American model
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
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?