Tuesday 29 April 1969
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Arthur Marshall and Izel.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension.
In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits.
Teorema, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Which were the important events of 29 April 1969 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Arthur Marshall: NFL wide receiver (New York Giants).
- Izel: Turkish singer.
- Philippe Ermenault: French cyclist, seven-time champion in the Pursuit Course.
- Joseph Perkins: American convicted murderer who fatally shot his mother and his maternal grandparents.
- Paul Adelstein: American actor.
- Trumpets of the Lord opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 7 performances
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The 5th Dimension - Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)
- The Isley Brothers - It's Your Thing
- The Cowsills - Hair
- Blood, Sweat & Tears - You've Made Me So Very Happy
- Jerry Butler - Only The Strong Survive
- Booker T. & The M.G.'s - Time Is Tight
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Sweet Cherry Wine
- The Ventures - Hawaii Five-O
- Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
- Glen Campbell - Galveston
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