This Week in History: Dec. 25-31, 1969 is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

This Week in History, Dec. 25-31, 1969:

The number one movie is “Topaz” directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

The number one song is “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head” by B.J. Thomas.

Actor Lance Reddick was born and Henry Oscar died at 78.

Quote: “That’s one small step for a man. One giant leap for a mankind.” said Neil Armstrong, upon stepping on the moon.

-Information compiled by Mike Hack


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