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Sunday 31 August 1969

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrei Trefilov and Nathan Minchey. 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 Kingdom And The Power by Gay Talese was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hardy Boys. 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 months ?

The Hardy Boys

Starring: Byron Kane, Dal McKennon, Jane Webb

Country: United States

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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Movies

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1969 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andrei Trefilov: Kirovo, Russia -- NHL goalie (Buffalo Sabres, Olympics - Silver - 1998).
  • Nathan Minchey: Pitcher (Boston Red Sox).
  • Victor Alexander: NBA forward / center (NY Knicks).
  • Andrew Cunanan: American homicide; the murderer of fashion designer Gianni Versace on 7/15/1997, 8:44 AM, near the doorway of Versace's posh South Beach palazzo, Florida.
  • Nathalie Bouvier: French alpine skier.
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Facts:
  • 25,000 attend New Orleans Pop Festival.

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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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My Turn At Bat

By: Ted Williams

Now available for the first time in years, My Turn at Bat is Ted Williams' own story of his spectacular life and baseball career.

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Ada

By: Vladimir Nabokov

Published two weeks after his seventieth birthday, Ada, or Ardor is one of Nabokov's greatest masterpieces, the glorious culmination of his career as a novelist. It

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The Love Machine

By: Jacqueline Susann

A novel set in a time when steak, vodka and Benzedrine were the staples of a healthy diet. The "love machine" is Robin Stone, a TV-network titan around whom women flock.

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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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