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March 3rd, 1969...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Everyday People"
by Sly & the Family Stone

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

TIME Magazine: Richard Nixon

(TIME Cover: February the 28th, 1969)

 Famous people born on the 3rd of March:

1455 - King John II of Portugal (d. 1495)
1831 - George Pullman, American inventor and industrialist (d. 1897)
1847 - Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish inventor (d. 1922)
1911 - Jean Harlow, American actress (d. 1937)
1948 - Snowy White, British guitarist (Thin Lizzy, Pink Floyd)

 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

Japanese Rock - Unknown & Kenji Julie Sawada of Julie & the Tigers / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 28, March 1, 1969



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