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Sunday 26 October 1969

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Sweeney and Mike Pritchard. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Can't Get Next To You by The Temptations. In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits. Marlowe, directed by Paul Bogart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fabian van Fallada. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Fabian van Fallada

Starring: Jef Demedts, Fanny Winkler, Yvonne Lex, Marilou Mermans

Country: Belgium

Strange Paradise

Written by: Ian Martin, Jerry Layton

Starring: Colin Fox, Cosette Lee, Dawn Greenhalgh, Kurt Schiegl

Country: Canada

Mary Mungo & Midge

Starring: Richard Baker, Isabel Ryan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Floris

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Jos Bergman, Ton Vos, Jacco van Renesse

Country: Netherlands

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Marlowe

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: James Garner, Gayle Hunnicutt, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States

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Battle of Britain

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews

Country: United States

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Paint Your Wagon

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg

Country: United States

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The Madwoman of Chaillot

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka

Country: United States

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The Undefeated

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Antonio Aguilar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mark Sweeney: Framington, Massachusetts -- Outfielder (St. Louis Cardinals).
  • Mike Pritchard: NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks).
See other famous people born on 26 October
Facts:
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • WHMA (now WJSU) TV channel 40 in Anniston, AL (CBS) 1st broadcast

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Sport Games on 26 October 1969

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Green Bay Packers : 10 - 28
  • Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 10 - 24
  • Los Angeles Rams - Chicago Bears : 9 - 7
  • New Orleans Saints - Philadelphia Eagles : 10 - 13
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1969?

  • Life: Composite Dissent
  • Time: President Richard Nixon and scenes from both Vietnam & the U.S. during the Vietnam War.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8149

Books

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

The Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

How do you "correct" a candidate's lack of humor and warmth? What is a "balanced" television panel? Exactly what does the temperature in a television studio have to do wit a

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The Pretenders

By: Gladys Rockmore Davis

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Between Parent & Teenager

By: Haim G. Ginott

Solid advise for parents with teenagers. Timeless

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The Kingdom And The Power

By: Gay Talese

The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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