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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in January 1969.
The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on January 1969: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1969?


Events

  • 02 Jan 1969 Fig Leaves Are Falling opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 03 Jan 1969 Rep Adam Clayton Powell Jr seated by Congress
  • 04 Jan 1969 Fig Leaves Are Falling closes at Broadhurst NYC after 4 performances
  • 05 Jan 1969 Maggie Flynn closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 82 performances
  • 06 Jan 1969 WLIW TV channel 21 in Garden City, New York (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 07 Jan 1969 US Congress doubles Presidential salary.
  • 09 Jan 1969 1st trial flight of Concorde
  • 10 Jan 1969 Pirate Radio Station Free Derby begins operation by Northern Ireland
  • 11 Jan 1969 Hooked on a Feeling by BJ Thomas peaks at #5
  • 12 Jan 1969 Golden Rainbow closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 355 performances
  • 13 Jan 1969 Beatles release Yellow Submarine album
  • 14 Jan 1969 25 members of US aircraft carrier Enterprise die during maneuvers.
  • 15 Jan 1969 Soyuz 5 launched by Soviet Union
  • 16 Jan 1969 Soviet Soyuz 4 and Soyuz 5 perform 1st transfer of crew in space
  • 17 Jan 1969 Beatles release Yellow Submarine album in the UK
  • 18 Jan 1969 Expanded four-party Vietnam peace talks begin in Paris, France.
  • 19 Jan 1969 AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-25.
  • 20 Jan 1969 University of Arizona reports first optical identification of pulsar (in Crab Nebula).
  • 21 Jan 1969 22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at MontrTal, Quebec, Canada.
  • 22 Jan 1969 Celebration opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 110 performances
  • 23 Jan 1969 Cream releases their last album Goodbye
  • 24 Jan 1969 Queen Juliana is appointed honorary citizen of Addis Ababa.
  • 25 Jan 1969 US-North Vietnamese peace talks begin in Paris, France.
  • 26 Jan 1969 Red, White, and Maddox opens at Cort Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 27 Jan 1969 14 spies hung in Baghdad
  • 28 Jan 1969 Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win in North America
  • 29 Jan 1969 Sheahan and Connolly hang on for exciting draw Australia versus West Indies.
  • 30 Jan 1969 Beatles perform their last gig together, a free concert
  • 31 Jan 1969 Beatles perform last live gig (42-min concert on roof of Apple HQs)

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Samurai Banners

Samurai Banners

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Sakuma, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Yûjirô Ishihara

The Swimming Pool

The Swimming Pool

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Jacques Deray

Starring: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin

Country: United States of America

Sweet Charity

Sweet Charity

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, John McMartin, Ricardo Montalban, Sammy Davis Jr.

Country: United States of America

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Changes

Changes

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Starring: Kent Lane, Michele Carey, Jack Albertson, Marcia Strassman

More Dead Than Alive

More Dead Than Alive

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Robert Sparr

Starring: Clint Walker, Vincent Price, Anne Francis, Paul Hampton

Books

Which were the most popular books released in January 1969?
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The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann

The Love Machine

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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.

The Godfather by Mario Puzo

The Godfather

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When Mario Puzo's blockbuster saga, The Godfather, was first published in 1969, critics hailed it as one of the greatest novels of our time, and "big, turbulent, highly entertaining."

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 Senator by Drew Pearson

The Senator

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This story centers on the career of Senator Benjamin Hannaford, richest man in the Senate, whose quest for power illuminates the strategies and maneuvers, the privileges and prerogatives of the 100

Testimony of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell

Testimony of Two Men

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An embattled young doctor, an angry and divided Pennsylvania town, a turn-of-the-century national scandal--out of these turbulent elements Taylor Caldwell crafted a major novel, a massively detailed chronicle of love, death, redemption, and the rise of modern medicine.