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WhoBirthdayAge on Wednesday, Jan 1 1969
Snitz Edwards
01/01/1868-05/01/1937
101
Died Aged:69
Frank Hall Crane
01/01/1873-09/01/1948
96
Died Aged:75
Willis Robards
01/01/1873-11/03/1921
96
Died Aged:48
Aldrich Bowker
01/01/1875-03/21/1947
94
Died Aged:72
William E. Cassidy
01/01/1876-04/06/1943
93
Died Aged:67
Charlotte Barbier-Krauss
01/01/1877-09/19/1938
92
Died Aged:61
Edward Dillon
01/01/1879-07/11/1933
90
Died Aged:54
Paul Porcasi
01/01/1879-08/08/1946
90
Died Aged:67
Edie Martin
01/01/1880-02/22/1964
89
Died Aged:84
William Edmunds
01/01/1885-12/07/1981
84
Willard Robertson
01/01/1886-04/05/1948
83
Died Aged:62
Art Howard
01/01/1887-05/28/1963
82
Died Aged:76
Frank J. Coleman
01/01/1889-11/29/1948
80
Died Aged:59
Tom Dugan
01/01/1889-03/07/1955
80
Died Aged:66
Alice Tissot
01/01/1890-05/05/1971
79
Charles Bickford
01/01/1891-11/09/1967
78
Died Aged:76
Marguerita Padula
01/01/1891-02/22/1957
78
Died Aged:66
Frank Pettingell
01/01/1891-02/17/1966
78
Died Aged:75
Meier Tzelniker
01/01/1894-1982
75
Jimmy Hollywood
01/01/1895-07/02/1955
74
Died Aged:60
J. Edgar Hoover
01/01/1895-05/02/1972
74
Iván Petrovich
01/01/1896-10/18/1962
73
Died Aged:66
Hans von Morhart
01/01/1896
73
Joseph Hamilton
01/01/1899-02/20/1965
70
Died Aged:66
Paola Borboni
01/01/1900-04/09/1995
69
Xavier Cugat
01/01/1900-10/27/1990
69
Mildred Davis
01/01/1900-08/18/1969
69
Roger Maxwell
01/01/1900-11/24/1971
69
Lillian Rich
01/01/1900-01/05/1954
69
Died Aged:54
Odette Roger
01/01/1900-08/24/1985
69
Everett Brown
01/01/1902-10/25/1953
67
Died Aged:51
Jerry Fletcher
01/01/1902-12/21/1984
67
Leslie Anderson
01/01/1903-1977
66
Geraldine Dvorak
01/01/1904-04/25/1985
65
Nelson Leigh
01/01/1905-07/03/1985
64
Al Minns
01/01/1905-04/24/1985
64
Norah Baring
01/01/1907-02/08/1985
62
Russ Bender
01/01/1910-08/16/1969
59
Kamer Baba
01/01/1911-08/29/1985
58
Basil Dearden
01/01/1911-03/23/1971
58
Dana Andrews
01/01/1912-12/17/1992
57
Margaret Nearing
01/01/1913-05/21/1983
56
Gilbert Green
01/01/1914-04/15/1984
55
Maxine Doyle
01/01/1915-05/08/1973
54
Shannon Bolin
01/01/1917-03/25/2016
52
Robert Bruce
01/01/1917-1968
52
Dan Cunningham
01/01/1917-09/??/2001
52
Émile Genevois
01/01/1918-09/19/1962
51
Died Aged:44
Leonard Trolley
01/01/1918-02/10/2005
51
Carole Landis
01/01/1919-07/05/1948
50
Died Aged:29
J.D. Salinger
01/01/1919-01/27/2010
50
Willie Fennell
01/01/1920-09/08/1992
49
Golden Henning
01/01/1920-09/16/2015
49
César Baldaccini
01/01/1921-12/06/1998
48
Regina Bianchi
01/01/1921-04/05/2013
48
Bill Bradley
01/01/1921
48
Evelyne Smith
01/01/1921-03/17/1992
48
Barbara Baxley
01/01/1923-06/07/1990
46
Sheila Manahan
01/01/1924-03/29/1988
45
François Patrice
01/01/1924
45
John Warner
01/01/1924-05/19/2001
45
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard
01/01/1925-01/08/1981
44
Valentina Cortese
01/01/1925
44
Paul-Emile Deiber
01/01/1925-12/14/2011
44
Raymond Pellegrin
01/01/1925-10/14/2007
44
Stella Tanner
01/01/1925-03/26/2012
44
Riccardo Garrone
01/01/1926-03/14/2016
43
Zena Marshall
01/01/1926-07/10/2009
43
Yvonne Sanson
01/01/1926-07/23/2003
43
Claudio Villa
01/01/1926-02/07/1987
43
Pat Heywood
01/01/1927
42
Masaki Shinohara
01/01/1927
42
Helen Westcott
01/01/1928-03/17/1998
41
Haruo Nakajima
01/01/1929-08/07/2017
40
Yvonne De Lavallade
01/01/1930
39
Ty Hardin
01/01/1930-08/03/2017
39
Mohammad Shamsi
01/01/1930
39
John Wood
01/01/1930-08/06/2011
39
Anatoli Romashin
01/01/1931-08/08/2000
38
Fritz Hakl
01/01/1932-02/28/2012
37
Jacqueline Scott
01/01/1932
37
Hiroshi Tanaka
01/01/1934-01/02/1993
35
Brian G. Hutton
01/01/1935-08/19/2014
34
Brian G. Hutton
01/01/1935-08/19/2014
34
Fred Holliday
01/01/1936-11/21/1995
33
Eliane Salmon
01/01/1937
32
Neil Connery
01/01/1938
31
Jerry DeWilde
01/01/1938
31
Frank Langella
01/01/1938
31
Don Sullivan
01/01/1938-01/06/2018
31
Noel Trevarthen
01/01/1938-12/03/1999
31
Harlan Jordan
01/01/1939-11/03/2001
30
Michèle Mercier
01/01/1939
30
Michael Blodgett
01/01/1940-11/14/2007
29
Sandra Knight
01/01/1940
29
Tony Wall
01/01/1940-08/29/2014
29
Simón Andreu
01/01/1941
28
Jim Baffico
01/01/1942
27
Lara Lindsay
01/01/1942
27
Michael Maurer
01/01/1942
27
Dorothy Tristan
01/01/1942
27
Stanley Kamel
01/01/1943-04/08/2008
26
Don Novello
01/01/1943
26
Marian Opania
01/01/1943
26
Jimmy Hart
01/01/1944
25
Suzy Kendall
01/01/1944
25
Bob Minor
01/01/1944
25
Victor Steinbach
01/01/1944
25
Chris April
01/01/1945
24
Ira Hagen
01/01/1945
24
Jacky Ickx
01/01/1945
24
Rick Hurst
01/01/1946
23
Anne Aston
01/01/1948
21
Bengt C.W. Carlsson
01/01/1948
21
Pam Ferris
01/01/1948
21
Dieter Okras
01/01/1948-01/23/2014
21
Katya Wyeth
01/01/1948
21
Aimee Eccles
01/01/1949
20
Leon Isaac Kennedy
01/01/1949
20
Don Opper
01/01/1949
20
Anniqa Järlefors
01/01/1950
19
Hugh Hayes
01/01/1950
19
Pascal N'Zonzi
01/01/1951
18
Stephanie Faracy
01/01/1952
17
Matt Roe
01/01/1952-10/09/2003
17
Eva Mottley
01/01/1953-02/14/1985
16
Richard Edson
01/01/1954
15
Daniel Kenigsberg
01/01/1954
15
Jodi Long
01/01/1954
15
Helen Wellington-Lloyd
01/01/1954
15
Timothy F. Crowley
01/01/1955
14
Jonathan Hartman
01/01/1956
13
Andrew Lesnie
01/01/1956-04/27/2015
13
Luis Guzmán
01/01/1957
12
Joseph Rockman
01/01/1957
12
Madolyn Smith
01/01/1957
12
Julia Nickson
01/01/1958
11
Renn Woods
01/01/1958
11
Adrian Hall
01/01/1959
10
Albie Selznick
01/01/1959
10
Shinya Tsukamoto
01/01/1960
9
Karina Huff
01/01/1961-04/18/2016
8
Mark Wingett
01/01/1961
8
Richard Roxburgh
01/01/1962
7
Linda Henry
01/01/1963
6
Juli Donald
01/01/1964
5
Stefan Gebelhoff
01/01/1964
5
Dedee Pfeiffer
01/01/1964
5
Embeth Davidtz
01/01/1966
3
Sharon Small
01/01/1967
2
Morris Chestnut
01/01/1969
0
Nicolle Dickson
01/01/1969
0
Sophie Okonedo
01/01/1969
0
Verne Troyer
01/01/1969-04/21/2018
0

Passed on Wednesday, Jan 1 1969
Ian Fleming
Micheline Francey
Charles Gerrard

Released on Wednesday, Jan 1 1969
Man of Violence (1969)CinemaUK

Aired on Wednesday, Jan 1 1969
Dark ShadowsEpisode #1.658
FreewheelersThe Zander Plot: Part 7 - The Stones
JackanoryThe Land of Green Ginger: Chapter the Third
Hawaii Five-OPray Love Remember, Pray Love Remember

Now Showing Wednesday, Jan 1 1969
UK
Astoria
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Casino
2001: A Space Odyssey
Leicester Square Theatre
Shalako

Aired on Wednesday, Jan 1 1969
UK
ATV Midlands
 8:00 pmChampionsThe Search
Thames / Tyne Tees TV
 8:00 pmAvengersThe Interrogators

Now Showing Wednesday, Jan 1 1969
USA
Miracle
Thoroughly Modern Millie

Aired on Wednesday, Jan 1 1969
USA
ABC
 7:30 pmHere Come the BridesAfter a Dream, Comes Mourning
 9:00 pmPeyton PlaceEpisode #5.29
CBS
 7:30 pmDaktariJungle Heartbeat
 9:00 pmBeverly HillbilliesDrysdale and Friend
 9:30 pmGreen AcresThe Birthday Gift

UK Chart
Wednesday, Jan 1 1969
Ob-La-Di Ob-La-DaThe Marmalade1
Lily The PinkThe Scaffold2
Build Me Up ButtercupThe Foundations3
AlbatrossFleetwood Mac4
I'm The Urban SpacemanThe Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band5
Sabre DanceLove Sculpture6
Ain't Got No - I Got LifeNina Simone7
One, Two, Three O'LearyDes O'Connor8
Son-Of-A Preacher ManDusty Springfield9
Something's HappeningHerman's Hermits10
Race With The DevilGun11
For Once In My LifeStevie Wonder12
I'm A TigerLulu13
Private NumberJudy Clay & William Bell14
The Good, The Bad And The UglyHugo Montenegro, His Orchestra & Chorus15
May I Have The Next Dream With YouMalcolm Roberts16
A Minute Of Your TimeTom Jones17
Love ChildDiana Ross & The Supremes18
Breakin' Down The Walls Of HeartacheThe Bandwagon19
Ob-La-Di Ob-La-DaThe Bedrocks20


US Chart
Saturday, Dec 28 1968
I Heard It Through The GrapevineMarvin Gaye1
For Once In My LifeStevie Wonder2
Love ChildDiana Ross and the Supremes3
Wichita LinemanGlen Campbell4
StormyClassics IV5
Abraham, Martin And JohnDion6
I'm Gonna Make You Love MeDiana Ross and the Supremes7
Who's Making LoveJohnnie Taylor8
I Love How You Love MeBobby Vinton9
Cloud NineThe Temptations10
Both Sides NowJudy Collins11
CinnamonDerek12
Hooked On A FeelingB.J. Thomas13
See SawAretha Franklin14
Hey JudeThe Beatles15
Soulful StrutYoung-Holt Unlimited16
Bring It On Home To MeEddie Floyd17
Magic Carpet RideSteppenwolf18
Chewy ChewyOhio Express19
Going Up The CountryCanned Heat20