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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1969: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1969?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1969 Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself in concert
  • 02 Feb 1969 KMST TV channel 46 in Monterey-Salinas, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 03 Feb 1969 The Palestine National Congress appoints Yasser Arafat head of Palestinian Liberation Organization.
  • 04 Feb 1969 41,163, then largest NBA crowd, watches doubleheader Cin-Det, SD-Bost
  • 05 Feb 1969 Turn-On, debuts and cancelled by ABC after flopping so badly
  • 06 Feb 1969 Dear World opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 132 performances
  • 07 Feb 1969 This Is Tom Jones, debuts on ABC TV
  • 08 Feb 1969 Last edition of Saturday Evening Post.
  • 09 Feb 1969 Boeing 747 made its 1st commercial flight
  • 10 Feb 1969 LSU Pete Maravich scores 66, despite losing to Tulane 101-94.
  • 11 Feb 1969 Diana Crump becomes first US woman jockey to ride against men, Hialelah.
  • 13 Feb 1969 Suriname government of Pengel resigns.
  • 14 Feb 1969 Vito Genovese, US mafia chief, dies at age 71.
  • 17 Feb 1969 Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash record an album (never released).
  • 18 Feb 1969 PLO-attack El-Al plane in Zurich Switzerland
  • 19 Feb 1969 1st Test flight of Boeing 747 jumbo jet
  • 21 Feb 1969 Ted Williams signs five-year contract to manage Washington Senators.
  • 22 Feb 1969 Barbara Jo Rubin wins a United States thoroughbred horse race making history as the first woman to do so.
  • 23 Feb 1969 WWVU (now WNPB) TV channel 24 in Morgantown, WV (PBS) 1st broadcast
  • 24 Feb 1969 Mariner 6 launched for Mars flyby
  • 25 Feb 1969 Beatles begin recording Abbey Road album
  • 27 Feb 1969 US President Richard Nixon visits West Berlin.
  • 28 Feb 1969 Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colorado Springs won by Gabriele Seyfert, German Democratic Republic.

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Movies

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Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Wheels of Destiny

Wheels of Destiny

Directed by: Alan James

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dix, Philo McCullough, Frank Rice

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1969?
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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.

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.

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

The Bitter Woods by John S. D. Eisenhower

The Bitter Woods

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It was the greatest single battle the U.S. Army ever fought. More than a million GIs were involved and nearly 80,000 became casualties.

A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre

A Small Town in Germany

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, …