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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- 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.
- Lucero (singer)
- Brady Katytman: Greece, New York -- Kayak (1996 Olympics).
- Mary McCartney: British noted family, the daughter of Paul and Linda McCartney.
- Lucero : World Music Singer.
- Joe Swail: Northern Irish snooker player.
- Joe Pepitone quits Yanks after being fined $500 for leaving the bench
- KYUS TV channel 3 in Miles City, MT (ABC / NBC) begins broadcasting
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
- Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- Jackie DeShannon - Put A Little Love In Your Heart
- Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
- The Youngbloods - Get Together
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Green River
- Zager & Evans - In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)
- Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion
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