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March 18th, 1969...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Tommy Roe

In the UK:
"Where Do You Go To My Lovely"
by Peter Sarstedt
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Great Missile Debate

(TIME Cover: March the 14th, 1969)

 Famous people born on the 18th of March:

1496 - Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England and queen consort of Louis XII of France (d. 1533)
1842 - Stéphane Mallarmé, French poet (d. 1898)
1858 - Rudolf Diesel, German inventor (d. 1913)
1910 - Chiang Ching-kuo, President of the Republic of China (d. 1988)
1928 - Julia Mullock, Princess of Korea
1936 - Frederik Willem de Klerk, President of South Africa, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1959 - Luc Besson, French producer, writer, and director
1959 - Irene Cara, American actress and singer

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1969

Samuel Beckett

for his writing, which - in new forms for the novel and drama - in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1969 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1969

Midnight Cowboy
directed by John Schlesinger
with Dustin Hoffman (Ratso Rizzo), Jon Voight (Joe Buck) and Sylvia Miles (Cass)

Designed in 1969

The Atomic floor lamp
by J.T. Kalmar

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Janis Joplin / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 29, March 15, 1969



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