Monday 26 May 1969
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Musetta Vander and Olivier Sarkozy.
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 Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes 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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Which were the important events of 26 May 1969 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Musetta Vander: South African actress.
- Olivier Sarkozy: French banker based in the United States.
- Trever Keith: Punk Singer.
- John Baird: Canadian politician 10th Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- Siri Lindley: American triathlete and coach.
- Dominic Mohan: English journalist
- Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth.
- John andYoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal)
- Apollo program: Apollo 10 returns to Earth after a successful eight-day test of all the components needed for the forthcoming first manned moon landing.
- ''Cordobazo'': A general strike and civil unrest break out in Córdoba, Argentina.
- Guided tours begin at the Kremlin and other government sites in Moscow.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Get Back
- Mercy - Love (Can Make You Happy)
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- The Edwin Hawkins Singers - Oh Happy Day
- The Cowsills - Hair
- The Guess Who - These Eyes
- Donovan - Atlantis
- Ray Stevens - Gitarzan
- Elvis Presley - In The Ghetto
- The Friends Of Distinction - Grazing In The Grass
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