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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1969?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1969 Tobacco advertising is banned on Canadian radio and TV.
  • 02 Jun 1969 Australian aircraft carrier Melbourne slices US destroyer Frank E Evans in half, killing 74 (South Vietnam)
  • 03 Jun 1969 Last episode of Star Trek airs on NBC (Turnabout Intruder)
  • 04 Jun 1969 22-year-old man sneaks into wheel pod of a jet parked in Havana and survives 9-hr flight to Spain despite thin oxygen levels at 29,000 ft
  • 05 Jun 1969 Dutch Antilles government of Kroon resigns
  • 06 Jun 1969 Joe Namath resigns from NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, said he must sell his stake in a bar
  • 07 Jun 1969 Johnny Cash Show, debuts on ABC-TV
  • 08 Jun 1969 Smothers Brothers comedy Hour, last airs on CBS-TV
  • 09 Jun 1969 Brian Jones quits (sic) Rolling Stones because of his drug problems
  • 11 Jun 1969 The Ballad Of John andYoko by The Beatles hit #1 in the UK
  • 13 Jun 1969 Mick Taylor leaves John Mayall Band and joins the Rolling Stones.
  • 14 Jun 1969 Oakland Athletics Reggie Jackson gets 10 RBIs to beat Red Sox 21-7
  • 15 Jun 1969 Hee Haw with Roy Clark and Buck Owens premieres on CBS TV
  • 16 Jun 1969 US Supreme Court rules suspension of Adam Clayton Powell Jr from House had been unconstitutional.
  • 17 Jun 1969 Oh! Calcutta! opens in NYC (almost entirely in the nude)
  • 18 Jun 1969 June 22 ampndash The National Convention of the Students for a Democratic Society, held in Chicago, collapses, and the Weatherman faction seizes control of the SDS National Office. Thereafter, any activity run from the National Office or bearing the name of SDS is Weatherman-controlled.
  • 19 Jun 1969 State troopers ordered to Cairo, Illinois, to quell racial disturbances.
  • 20 Jun 1969 Georges Pompidou sworn in as President of France
  • 21 Jun 1969 John Pennel pole vaults world record (5.45 m)
  • 22 Jun 1969 Aretha Franklin arrested in Detroit for creating a disturbance
  • 23 Jun 1969 French government of Couve de Murville resigns
  • 24 Jun 1969 The United Kingdom and Rhodesia sever diplomatic ties.
  • 25 Jun 1969 Longest tennis match in Wimbeldon history, Pancho Gonzalez beats Charles Pasarell in 112 game marathon (5 hours 12 minues).
  • 27 Jun 1969 Honduras / El Salvador breaks diplomatic relations due to soccer match
  • 28 Jun 1969 Stonewall Riots begin in New York City marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement.
  • 29 Jun 1969 1st Jewish worship service at White House
  • 30 Jun 1969 Derek Clayton of Australia sets marathon record at 2:08:34.

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Movies

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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Country: United States of America

Hamlet

Hamlet

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

North by Northwest

North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States of America

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1969?
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The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

The Andromeda Strain

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The United States government is given a warning by the pre-eminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to

Between Parent & Teenager by Haim G. Ginott

Between Parent & Teenager

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Letting go is the key to peaceful and meaningful coexistence between parent and teenager. as parents, our need is to be needed. As teenagers, their need is not to need us.

Ada by Vladimir Nabokov

Ada

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Published two weeks after his seventieth birthday, Ada, or Ardor is one of Nabokov's greatest masterpieces, the glorious culmination of his career as a novelist. It

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 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.