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The Year of 1969
World Events
1 April France withdraws from Nato.
21 July US Apollo 11 space craft lands on the Moon.
15 August Vast outdoor rock festival at Woodstock starts.
3 September Death of Ho Chi Minh, president of North Vietnam.
12 September President Nixon orders resumed mobing of North Vietnam.
14 November Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas found American Zoetrope.

Academy Awards©
Picture: Midnight Cowboy
Director: John Schlesinger for Midnight Cowboy
Actor: John Wayne for True Grit
Actress: Maggie Smith for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Writer: William Goldman for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium : Waldo Salt for Midnight Cowboy
Supporting Actor: Gig Young for They Shoot Horses, Don't they?
Supporting Actress: Goldie Hawn for Cactus Flower
Foreign Language: Z (Algeria/France)

Top Twenty Movies from Internet Movie Database
1 Then Came Bronson
2 The Italian Job
3 Putney Swope
4 Battle of Britain
5 Once Upon a Time in the West
7 Paint Your Wagon
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Support Your Local Sheriff!
Where Eagles Dare
11 Butch Caddidy and the Sundance Kid
The Wild Bunch
13 Bambi Meets Godzilla
Midnight Cowboy
True Grit
16 Colossus: The Forbin Project
They Shoot Horses, Don't they?
18 Easy Rider
The Magic Christian
Take the Money and Run

Source: Internet Movie Database