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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1969?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1969 John andYoko are hospitalized after a car crash
  • 02 Jul 1969 Ireland bowl out WI for 25 at Londonderry, win by 9 wkts
  • 03 Jul 1969 78,000 attend Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island.
  • 04 Jul 1969 Give Peace a Chance by Plastic Ono Band is released in the UK
  • 05 Jul 1969 83rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats J Newcombe (64 57 64 64)
  • 06 Jul 1969 Filming begins on Ned Kelly starring Mick Jagger
  • 07 Jul 1969 In Canada, the Official Languages Act is adopted making the French language equal to the English language throughout the Federal government.
  • 08 Jul 1969 Thor Heyerdahl and reed raft Ra II land in Barbados 57 days from Morocco
  • 09 Jul 1969 The United States Postal Service announces a stamp to commemorate the first landing on the Moon. A record 8,743,070 requests are received for first day covers.
  • 10 Jul 1969 Chilean Association of Librarians created
  • 11 Jul 1969 Rolling Stones release Honky Tonk Woman
  • 12 Jul 1969 98th British Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 280 at Royal Lytham
  • 13 Jul 1969 Russia launches unmanned Luna 15 to Moon
  • 14 Jul 1969 Soccer war - Salvador-Honduras (1000 dead)
  • 15 Jul 1969 Cincinnati Reds' Lee May hits four home runs in a doubleheader.
  • 16 Jul 1969 Apollo 11, carrying 1st men to land on Moon, launched
  • 17 Jul 1969 The New York Times publicly takes back the ridicule of the rocket scientist Robert H. Goddard published in 13 Jan 1920 that spaceflight is impossible.ref name=quotastronauticsnow_com-indexquotRobert H. Goddard. ''The New York Times''. astronauticsnow.com/history/goddard/index.html 090118 astronauticsnow.com
  • 18 Jul 1969 Joe Namath agrees to sell interest in Bachelors 3, to stay in NFL
  • 19 Jul 1969 Apollo 11 goes into Moon orbit
  • 20 Jul 1969 1st men on Moon, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, Apollo 11
  • 21 Jul 1969 Neil Armstrong and Edwin ''Buzz'' Aldrin become the first men to walk on the Moon, during the Apollo 11 mission.
  • 22 Jul 1969 Aretha Franklin arrested for disturbing peace in Detroit
  • 23 Jul 1969 40th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 9-3 at RFK Memorial, Washington DC
  • 24 Jul 1969 Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army on appeal
  • 25 Jul 1969 1st performance of Crosby, Stills, Nash andYoung (Fillmore East, NY)
  • 26 Jul 1969 Sharon Sites Adams, 39, becomes 1st lady to solo sail the Pacific
  • 27 Jul 1969 15th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls
  • 29 Jul 1969 Mariner 6 begins transmitting far-encounter photos of Mars.
  • 30 Jul 1969 Astros Denis Menke and Jim Wynn hit grandslams in 9th inn vs. Mets
  • 31 Jul 1969 KWIH TV channel 44 in Winona, MN (IND) begins broadcasting

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Movies

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Alfred the Great

Alfred the Great

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Clive Donner

Starring: David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely

Castle Keep

Castle Keep

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Patrick O'Neal, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Peter Falk

Slogan

Slogan

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Pierre Grimblat

Starring: Serge Gainsbourg, Jane Birkin, Andréa Parisy, Daniel Gélin

The Gay Deceivers

The Gay Deceivers

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Bruce Kessler

Starring: Kevin Coughlin, Brooke Bundy, Lawrence P. Casey, Jo Ann Harris

Career Bed

Career Bed

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Joel M. Reed

Starring: Jennifer Welles, John Cardoza, Honey Hunter, Stioge Glyspayne

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 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 Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald

The Goodbye Look

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In The Goodbye Look, Lew Archer is hired to investigate a burglary at the mission-style mansion of Irene and Larry Chalmers.

The Vines Of Yarrabee by Dorothy Eden

The Vines Of Yarrabee

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A New York Times bestseller for four consecutive months, Dorothy Eden’s sweeping romantic saga about the colonization of Australia tells the unforgettable story of a mismatched man and woman who carve

Norma Jean by Fred Lawrence Guiles

Norma Jean

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Biography. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fred Lawrence Guiles, Author. McGraw-Hill Publishers, 1969. The dust jacket is faded, inside the dust jacket, it is age toned, the jacket shows light shelfwerar and

The Kingdom And The Power by Gay Talese

The Kingdom And The Power

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