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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1969?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1969 Concorde 001 test flight breaks sound barrier
  • 02 Oct 1969 Seattle Pilots play last game in Seattle, Washington, defeated by the Oakland Athletics' 3-1 for their 98th loss of year. The American League's newest franchise attracts only 677, 944 fans for the season and will play in Milwaukee as the Brewers next season.
  • 04 Oct 1969 Last wooden passenger subway cars retired at Brooklyn Myrtle Beach el
  • 05 Oct 1969 Carol Mann wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
  • 06 Oct 1969 WMPB TV channel 67 in Baltimore, Maryland (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 07 Oct 1969 WJMN TV channel 3 in Escanaba, MI (ABC / NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 08 Oct 1969 The opening rally of the Days of Rage occurs, organized by the Weather Underground in Chicago, Illinois.
  • 11 Oct 1969 Blues artist Muddy Waters involved in a car crash that kills 3
  • 12 Oct 1969 1st time 5 people in space
  • 13 Oct 1969 Billy Martin (97-65) is fired as manager of AL West-winning Twins
  • 14 Oct 1969 Palme government forms in Sweden
  • 15 Oct 1969 Bank of America World Headquarters (555 California) dedicated
  • 16 Oct 1969 100-1 shot New York Mets beat Orioles 5-3 and win 66th World Series in 5
  • 17 Oct 1969 Soyuz 7 returns to Earth.
  • 18 Oct 1969 Rod Stewart joins Small Faces
  • 19 Oct 1969 J Bock and S Harnicks musical Rothschilds, premieres in New York City
  • 20 Oct 1969 WKYH (now WYMT) TV channel 57 in Hazard, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 21 Oct 1969 Bloodless coup in Somalia (National Day)
  • 22 Oct 1969 KAPN-AM in Santa Barbara CA changes call letters to KDB-AM
  • 23 Oct 1969 Jimmy opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 84 performances
  • 26 Oct 1969 Carol Mann wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • 27 Oct 1969 Nobel prize for economy awarded to John Tinbergen
  • 29 Oct 1969 Supreme Court orders end to all school desegregation at once
  • 30 Oct 1969 WXPO (now WNDS) TV channel 50 in Manchester, NH (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 31 Oct 1969 Race riot in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Interstellar

Interstellar

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Country: United States of America

Dosti

Dosti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Sudhir Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sanjay Khan, Baby Farida

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

Laura

Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

To Have and Have Not

To Have and Have Not

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1969?
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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.

My Life And Prophecies by Jeane Dixon

My Life And Prophecies

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For the first time, world-famous Jeane Dixon tells her own story, in her own words, and reveals what she sees in store for the future! Since 1965, Mrs.

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

The Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald

The Goodbye Look

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In The Goodbye Look, Lew Archer is hired to investigate a burglary at the mission-style mansion of Irene and Larry Chalmers.

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