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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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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes

Directed by: Juan José Campanella

Starring: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1969?
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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

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 Waves Of Night by Harry Mark Petrakis

The Waves Of Night

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New York: David McKay Company, 1969. Hardbound, 8.5 inches tall, 230 pages. Dust jacket by Janet Halverston.

New Moon Rising by Eugenia Price

New Moon Rising

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Second Novel in the St. Simons Trilogy.A rich and riveting tale of love, hardship, and the journey for happiness in the war-torn South.In

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.