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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1969?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1969 Red, White, and Maddox closes at Cort Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 02 Mar 1969 Chinese-Russian borders fight (approximately 70 die).
  • 03 Mar 1969 Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 9 to test the lunar module.
  • 05 Mar 1969 Gustav Heinemann elected President of West Germany.
  • 08 Mar 1969 Marriage of 12 year old Marcella Rosciglione in Palermo
  • 10 Mar 1969 James Earl Ray pleads guilty in murder of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 12 Mar 1969 11th Grammy Awards: "Mrs Robinson", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" win.
  • 13 Mar 1969 Apollo 9 returns to Earth.
  • 14 Mar 1969 Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win at Aqueduct
  • 15 Mar 1969 US Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas resigns.
  • 16 Mar 1969 1776 opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 1217 performances
  • 17 Mar 1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Open.
  • 18 Mar 1969 Come Summer opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 19 Mar 1969 Chicago 8 indicted in aftermath of Chicago Democratic convention.
  • 20 Mar 1969 US President Richard Nixon proclaims he will end Vietnam war in 1970.
  • 21 Mar 1969 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 22 Mar 1969 Billy opens and closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 1 performance
  • 23 Mar 1969 Rally for Decency held in Miami, Florida.
  • 25 Mar 1969 Andes Pact signed in Peru.
  • 26 Mar 1969 Marcus Welby MD, a TV movie is shown on ABC-TV
  • 27 Mar 1969 Launch of Mariner 7, flies 2,190-mi above southern Mars
  • 28 Mar 1969 Pope Paul VI names JGM Willebrands Cardinal
  • 29 Mar 1969 The Eurovision Song Contest 1969 is held in Madrid, and results in four co-winners, with 18 votes each, from Spain, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and France.
  • 30 Mar 1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Port Malabar Golf Invitational.

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Movies

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The Cremator

The Cremator

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Juraj Herz

Starring: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

Country: United States of America

Oh! What a Lovely War

Oh! What a Lovely War

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae

Mackenna's Gold

Mackenna's Gold

Release year: 1969

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas, Camilla Sparv

Country: United States of America

The Assassination Bureau

The Assassination Bureau

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Curd Jürgens

Books

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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.

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, …

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

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.

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