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Sunday 28 December 1969

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Linus Torvalds and James Trapp. 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 The Graham Kerr Cookbook by Graham Kerr 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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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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Catweazle

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Linus Torvalds: Finnish-American computer programmer developed Linux kernel.
  • James Trapp: NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders).
  • Lines Torwald: Finnish inventor, credited with the creation of Linux.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Dallas Cowboys' kicker Mike Clark, attempting an on-side kick against Cleveland Browns, misses the ball.
  • Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers premieres in New York City, New York.
  • The Young Lords took over the First Spanish Methodist Church in East Harlem.

Magazine Covers

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

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Sport Games on 28 December 1969

NFL
American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Dallas Cowboys : 38 - 14
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Books

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

The Graham Kerr Cookbook

By: Graham Kerr

284 pages - Illustrated with 292 how to photographs and 16 pages in full color - Kerr's television programs have been captured in a book...

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The Love Machine

By: Jacqueline Susann

A novel set in a time when steak, vodka and Benzedrine were the staples of a healthy diet. The "love machine" is Robin Stone, a TV-network titan around whom women flock.

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The Seven Minutes

By: Irving Wallace

The seven minute Irving Wallace's most controversial and explo¬sive novel to date, certain to stir up national debate from the moment of its publication.

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The Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

THE SELLING OF THE PRESIDENT 1968.

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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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