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Friday 29 August 1969

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lucero (singer) and Brady Katytman. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones. The Trouble with Girls, directed by Peter Tewksbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Three Daughters Of Madame Liang by Pearl S. Buck 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..

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

The Italian Job

Directed by: Peter Collinson

Starring: Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill

Country: United States

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The Trouble with Girls

Directed by: Peter Tewksbury

Starring: Elvis Presley, Marlyn Mason, Nicole Jaffe

Country: United States

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Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Roy Thinnes, Ian Hendry, Patrick Wymark

Country: United States

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Alice's Restaurant

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Arlo Guthrie, Patricia Quinn, James Broderick

Country: United States

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Take the Money and Run

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, Marcel Hillaire

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Kapitän Harmsen

Written by: Werner Bruhns, Helga Feddersen

Starring: Marianne Lindner, Gerhard Bormann, Brigitte Rohkohl, Folmer Rubæk

Der gemütliche Samstagabend

Directed by: Peter Podehl

Starring: Friedrich Schoenfelder, Monika Dahlberg, Peter Max Donath, Harry Friedauer

The David Frost Show

Starring: David Frost

Country: United States

The Main Chance

Written by: Edmund Ward, John Malcolm

Starring: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Johnny Cash Show

Starring: Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Statler Brothers, The Tennessee Three

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1969 ?

  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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  • Joe Pepitone quits Yanks after being fined $500 for leaving the bench
  • KYUS TV channel 3 in Miles City, MT (ABC / NBC) begins broadcasting

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

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

The Three Daughters Of Madame Liang

By: Pearl S. Buck

After her husband takes a concubine, Madame Liang sets out on her own, starting an upscale restaurant and sending her daughters to America to be educated.

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The Goodbye Look

By: Ross MacDonald

In The Goodbye Look, Lew Archer is hired to investigate a burglary at the mission-style mansion of Irene and Larry Chalmers.

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Between Parent & Teenager

By: Haim G. Ginott

Solid advise for parents with teenagers. Timeless

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The Andromeda Strain

By: Michael Crichton

The United States government is given a warning by the pre-eminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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