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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1969?


Events

  • 02 Nov 1969 NFL record of 12 passing touchdowns, New Orleans Saints' Billy Kramer and Saint Louis Rams' Charlie Johnson pass for six touchdowns each.
  • 03 Nov 1969 Congo President Mobutu visits Belgium
  • 06 Nov 1969 1st Cy Young Award tie (Mike Cuellar, Baltimore & Denny McLain, Det)
  • 07 Nov 1969 John andYoko release their 2nd album Wedding Album in the UK
  • 09 Nov 1969 A group of Amerindians, led by Richard Oakes, seizes Alcatraz Island for 19 months, inspiring a wave of renewed Indian pride and government reform.
  • 10 Nov 1969 Sesame Street premieres on PBS TV
  • 11 Nov 1969 Beatles with Billy Preston release Get Back in the UK
  • 12 Nov 1969 Author Alexander Solzhenitsyn expelled from Soviet Writers Union
  • 13 Nov 1969 US Vice President Spiro T Agnew accuses network TV news depths of bias and distortion.
  • 14 Nov 1969 2nd Vietnam Moratorium Day in US
  • 15 Nov 1969 1st commercial ad on English TV: Birds-Eye Peas on ATV (Midland)
  • 16 Nov 1969 1968 massacre of civilians at Mylai South Vietnam, by US is 1st reported
  • 17 Nov 1969 SALT-discussions open in Helsinki Finland
  • 19 Nov 1969 WENY TV channel 36 in Elmira, New York (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 20 Nov 1969 Alcatraz Island off SF, is seized by militant Native Americans
  • 21 Nov 1969 KXIX (now KVCT) TV channel 19 in Victoria, TX (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • 22 Nov 1969 Isolation of single gene announced by scientists at Harvard University
  • 24 Nov 1969 Lt William L Calley, charged with massacre of over 100 civilians in My Lai Vietnam in March 1968, ordered to stand trial by court martial
  • 25 Nov 1969 Kansas City outfielder Lou Piniella is voted AL Rookie of Year
  • 26 Nov 1969 35th Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Owens, Oklahoma (RB)
  • 28 Nov 1969 Ted Sizemore becomes 7th Dodger to win NL Rookie of Year
  • 30 Nov 1969 57th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 29-11

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Movies

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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Gig Young

Country: United States of America

The Passion of Anna

The Passion of Anna

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Liv Ullmann, Bibi Andersson, Max von Sydow, Erland Josephson

Women in Love

Women in Love

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson, Jennie Linden

Country: United States of America

The Sicilian Clan

The Sicilian Clan

Release year: 1969

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura, Irina Demick

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1969?
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The Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White

The Making Of The President 1968

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“White unites a novelist's knack of dramatization and a historian's sense of significance with a synthesizing skill that grasps the reader by the lapels.”

Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth

Portnoy's Complaint

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Portnoy's Complaint n. [after Alexander Portnoy (1933- )] A disorder in which strongly-felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings, often of a perverse nature.

The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss

The Selling Of The President 1968

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The Selling of the President 1968 by Joe McGinniss 1970 Mass Market Paperback

Naked Came The Stranger by Penelope Ashe

Naked Came The Stranger

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A steamy, bestselling tale of Long Island lust, written as a daring literary hoax by Newsday columnist Mike McGrady and two dozen of his colleaguesFor talk show host Gillian Blake, the

The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

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Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel.