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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 Matrix

The Matrix

Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Country: United States of America

The Cremator

The Cremator

Directed by: Juraj Herz

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

Country: United States of America

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1969?
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Force 10 From Navarone by Alistair MacLean

Force 10 From Navarone

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The thrilling sequel to Alistair MacLean’s masterpiece of World War II adventure, The Guns of Navarone. Now reissued in a new cover style.The

The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley

The Hurricane Years

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The Hurricane Years, 1968 1st Edition, by Cameron Hawley. Hardcover with dust jacket, 567 pages, published by Little, Brown & Company.

Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury

Preserve And Protect

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The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election.

The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes

The Salzburg Connection

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He demanded the immediate dispatch of two suitably trained operatives to Salzburg. Extreme measures might be necessary.In 1945, with their thousand-year empire falling around them and the Allies on their heels, the Nazis hide a sealed chest in the dark, …

The Lost Queen by Norah Lofts

The Lost Queen

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Princesses are born to be exiled. What is the alternative? Spinsterhood? Thus the future of Caroline Matilda, youngest sister of George III, was settled - marriage to the nearly insane