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Tulsa Edison High School Class of 1969 - 1969 in Review


Capture the significant events of your graduation year here

MAJOR EVENTS OF 1969

1.  WOODSTOCK
2.  APOLLO 11
3.  1st 747 Flight
4.  1st Conorde Flight

SPORTS
SUPER BOWL III - NY Jets 16- Baltimore Colts 7
WORLD SERIES - NY Mets in 5 games vs. Baltimore Orioles
HEISMAN TROPHY - Steve Owens - OKLAHOMA
NCAA FOOTBALL - Texas Longhorns 11-0
NCAA BASKETBALL - UCLA over Purdue 92-72
US OPEN - Orville Moody
NBA  - Boston Celtics over LA Lakers in 7 gmaes

TOP SONGS OF 1969
1.  CRIMSON & CLOVER - Tommy James and the Shondells
2.  EVERYDAY PEOPLE - Sly and the Family Stone
3.  DIZZY - Tommy Roe
4.  Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In - The Fifth Deminension
5.  GET BACK - The Beatles
6.  LOVE THEME FROM 'ROMEO & JULIET' - Henry Mancini
7.  IN THE YEAR 2525 - Zager & Evans
8.  HONKY TONK WOMEN - The Rolling Stones
9.  SUGAR, SUGAR - The Archies
10.  I CAN'T GET NEXT TO YOU - The Temptations

TOP MOVIES OF 1969
1.  THE LOVE BUG
2.  FUNNY GIRL
3.  BULLET
4.  BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID
5.  ROMEO & JULIET
6.  TRUE GRIT
7.  MIDNIGHT COWBOY
8.  OLIVER!
9.  GOODBYE COLUMBUS
10.  CHITTY, CHITTY, BANG, BANG  

ACADEMY AWARDS
BEST PICTURE - MIDNIGHT COWBOY
BEST DIRECTOR - John Schlesinger for MIDNIGHT COWBOY
BEST ACTOR - John Wayne - TRUE GRIT
BEST ACTRESS - Maggie Smith - THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE

GRAMMY AWARDS
Record of the Year - AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN  - The 5th Dimension
Song of the Year - GAMES PEOPLE PLAY - Joe South
Best Album - BLOOD, SWEAT and TEARS - Blood Sweat and Tears
Male Vocalist - Harry Nilsson - Everybody's Talking
Female Vocalist - Is That All There Is

PULITZER PRIZES
Drama:  Howard Sacklet - 'The Great White Hope'
Fiction:  N. Scott Momaday - 'House Made of Dawn'
History:  Leonard W. Levy - 'Origins of the Fifth Amendment'

TONY AWARDS
Best Play - The Great White Hope
Best Musical - 1776
Best Actor in a Play - James Earl Jones - The Great White Hope
Best Actress in a PLay - Julie Harris - Forty Carats
Best Actor in a Musical - Jerry Orbach - Promises, Promises (He was the cop in the orginal LAW & ORDER
Best Actress in a musical - Angela Lansbury - Dear World

MOST POPULAR TV SHOWS
1.   Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (NBC)
2.   Gunsmoke (CBS)
3.   Bonanza (NBC)
4.   Mayberry R.F.D. (CBS)
5.   Family Affair (CBS)
6.   Here's Lucy (CBS)
7.   The Red Skelton Hour (CBS)
8.   Marcus Welby, M.D.  (ABC)
9.   Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (NBC)
10.  The Doris Day Show (CBS)



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