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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Die Kramer

Starring: Barbara Rütting, Ernst August Schepmann, Rainer Penkert, Georg M. Fischer

Fabian van Fallada

Starring: Jef Demedts, Fanny Winkler, Yvonne Lex, Marilou Mermans

Country: Belgium

Strange Paradise

Written by: Ian Martin, Jerry Layton

Starring: Colin Fox, Cosette Lee, Dawn Greenhalgh, Kurt Schiegl

Country: Canada

Mary Mungo & Midge

Starring: Richard Baker, Isabel Ryan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Floris

Starring: Rutger Hauer, Jos Bergman, Ton Vos, Jacco van Renesse

Country: Netherlands

Movies

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

Marlowe

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: James Garner, Gayle Hunnicutt, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States

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Battle of Britain

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews

Country: United States

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Paint Your Wagon

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg

Country: United States

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The Madwoman of Chaillot

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka

Country: United States

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The Undefeated

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Antonio Aguilar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
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Facts:
  • 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.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8150
  • Life: Composite Dissent
  • Time: President Richard Nixon and scenes from both Vietnam & the U.S. during the Vietnam War.

Books

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

The Kingdom And The Power

By: Gay Talese

The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers.

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The House On The Strand

By: Daphne du Maurier

In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

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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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Naked Came The Stranger

By: Penelope Ashe

A steamy, bestselling tale of Long Island lust, written as a daring literary hoax by Newsday columnist Mike McGrady and two dozen of his colleaguesFor talk show host Gillian Blake, the

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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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