Wednesday 29 October 1969
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Breen and Giorgos Donis.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley.
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 Kingdom And The Power by Gay Talese was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Kramer.
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 important events of 29 October 1969 ?
- St. Terence of Metz
- Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
- Anglican Church - James Hannington
- St. Zenobius
- St. Theodore
- St. Bond
- Saint Colman of Kilmacduagh
- St. Maximillian
- St. Donatus of Corfu
- St. Anne
- St. Abraham of Rostov
- R.C. Saints - October 29th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem, Diwali in 1989.
- Douai Martyrs
- St. Elfleda
- St. Hyacinth
- St. Ida of Leeuw
- St. John of Autun
- Peter Breen: Brockton, Massachusetts -- Dance skater.
- Giorgos Donis: Greek footballer.
- SA Martinez: American singer (311).
- Dante Tomaselli: Italian-American horror screenwriter, director, and score composer, currently working on a remake of the 1976 film "Alice, Sweet Alice," which was directed by his cousin Alfred Sole.
- Eleni Menegaki: Greek TV presenter.
- Supreme Court orders end to all school desegregation at once
- Tom Seaver voted NL Cy Young Award
- The first-ever computer-to-computer link is established on ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1969 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
- The 5th Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues
- The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
- The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
- Smith - Baby It's You
- Sly & the Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime
- Bobby Sherman - Little Woman
- Oliver - Jean
- The Cuff Links - Tracy
- The Beatles - Come Together
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