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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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The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

Country: United States of America

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

Country: United States of America

Ballad of a Soldier

Ballad of a Soldier

Directed by: Grigoriy Chukhray

Starring: Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Antonina Maksimova, Nikolay Kryuchkov

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1969?
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In This House Of Brede by Rumer Godden

In This House Of Brede

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“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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

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.

My Life With Jacqueline Kennedy by Mary Barelli Gallagher

My Life With Jacqueline Kennedy

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The Author, Mary Gallagher, is uniquely situated to understand the real woman beneath the goddess figure that the world made of Jacqueline Kennedy, having been her personal secretary for eight years.

An Affair Of Honor by Robert Wilder

An Affair Of Honor

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Set in the Bahamas, this is an explosive story of rutless power and insatiable greed. If he had been born three hundred years earlier, Max might have sailed into Nassau's harbor