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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1969.
The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1969: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1969?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1969 Seattle Pilots trade minor league outfielder Lou Piniella to Kansas City Royals.
  • 02 Apr 1969 Milwaukee Bucks sign Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lew Alcindor).
  • 04 Apr 1969 Dr. Denton Cooley implants the first temporary artificial heart.
  • 07 Apr 1969 Ted Williams begins managing Washington Senators, they lose to New York Yankees 8-4.
  • 08 Apr 1969 Expansion teams Royals, Expos, Padres and Pilots win their 1st games
  • 09 Apr 1969 Chicago Cubs' Billy Williams hits four consecutive doubles, beat Philadelphis Phillies 11-3.
  • 11 Apr 1969 South African President Frederik de Klerk marries Marike Willemse.
  • 12 Apr 1969 Simon and Garfunkel releases Boxer
  • 13 Apr 1969 33rd Golf Masters Championship: George Archer wins, shooting a 281.
  • 14 Apr 1969 41st Academy Awards - Oliver, Cliff Robertson, and Katharine Hepburn/ Barbra Streisand win.
  • 15 Apr 1969 North Korea shoots at US airplane above Japanese sea.
  • 17 Apr 1969 Bernadette Devlin elected to British House of Commons.
  • 18 Apr 1969 Melina Mercouri establishes Greek Aid Fund
  • 20 Apr 1969 23rd Tony Awards: Great White Hope and 1776 win.
  • 21 Apr 1969 73rd Boston Marathon won by Yoshiaki Unetani of Japan in 2:13:49.
  • 22 Apr 1969 Robin Knox-Johnston ends 312-day non-stop sailing.
  • 23 Apr 1969 ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Jim Chestney.
  • 24 Apr 1969 Gen Lin Piao succeeds Mao, is seriously wounded
  • 25 Apr 1969 BBC Radio serial Dales 5,400th and last episode
  • 26 Apr 1969 Celebration closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 110 performances
  • 27 Apr 1969 Carol Mann wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational.
  • 28 Apr 1969 Charles de Gaulle resigns as President of France.
  • 29 Apr 1969 Trumpets of the Lord opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 7 performances
  • 30 Apr 1969 WEDB TV channel 40 in Berlin, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Sherlock Jr.

Sherlock Jr.

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire, Joe Keaton, Erwin Connelly

Country: United States of America

The World of Apu

The World of Apu

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee

Country: United States of America

My Night at Maud's

My Night at Maud's

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Françoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault, Antoine Vitez

Country: United States of America

The 400 Blows

The 400 Blows

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Country: United States of America

Manhattan

Manhattan

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael Murphy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1969?
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Thirteen Days by Robert F. Kennedy

Thirteen Days

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"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."―Arthur

Except For Me And Thee by Jessamyn West

Except For Me And Thee

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Small crease to DJ near spine. Pages are clean and crisp and binding is tight. Solid Book.

The Arms Of Krupp by William Manchester

The Arms Of Krupp

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The Krupp family were the premier German arms manufacturers from the middle of the 19th century until the end of World War II, producing artillery pieces and submarines that set the standard for effectiveness.

The Joys Of Yiddish by Leo Rosten

The Joys Of Yiddish

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Do you know when to cry Mazel tov -- and when to avoid it like the plague? Did you know that Oy! is not a word, but a vocabulary with

Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig

Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women

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Like New Hardcover book that looks as if it was never used. No dustcover on it, but hardboards and pages are in perfect condition.