Saturday, February 4, 2023

This Week in History: October 2-6, 1969

This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack.

This Week in History: October 2-6, 1969:

The No. 1 movie is “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice,” starring Natalie Wood, Robert Culp, Elliott Gould and Dyan Cannon.

The No. 1 song is “Sugar Sugar” by The Archies.

Singer/songwriter Baldy Boy was born and “Black Opal” novelist Katharine Susannah Prichard died.

Quote: “I’m walking here! I’m walking here!” said Dustin Hoffman in “Midnight Cowboy”

More This Week in History: August 8-12, 1996; August 21-25, 1999; August 25-29, 1987

-Information compiled by Mike Hack

Mike Hack has enjoyed living in North Carolina for 14 years and Wilmington for the past seven. Mike is a musician and videographer who enjoys crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, bus rides, long walks, and music history trivia. Mike has a vast knowledge of dates, and researching them is just one of his many passions. Mike also has autism and is enjoying connecting with his community via Port City Daily!

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