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       In radio : 1966 1967 1968 -1969- 1970 1971 1972     
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The year 1969 in film involved some significant events.

Contents

Events

Top grossing films (U.S.)

Rank Title Studio Gross
1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid* 20th Century Fox $45,953,000
2. The Love Bug* Disney $23,150,000
3. Midnight Cowboy United Artists $20,499,000
4. Easy Rider Columbia $19,100,000
5. Hello, Dolly! 20th Century Fox $15,200,000
6. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice Columbia $14,600,000
7. Paint Your Wagon Paramount $14,500,000
8. True Grit Paramount $14,250,000
9. Cactus Flower Columbia $11,850,000
10. Goodbye, Columbus Paramount $10,500,000

(*) After theatrical re-issue(s)
source: http://www.boxofficereport.com/database/1969.shtml

Awards

Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Midnight Cowboy - Hellman-Schlesinger, United Artists
Best Director: John Schlesinger, Midnight Cowboy
Best Actor: John Wayne - True Grit
Best Actress: Maggie Smith - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Best Supporting Actor : Gig Young, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Best Supporting Actress : Goldie Hawn, Cactus Flower
Best Foreign Language Film: Z, directed by Costa-Gavras, Algeria

Golden Globe Awards:

Drama:
Best Picture: Anne of the Thousand Days
Best Actor: John Wayne - True Grit
Best Actress: Geneviève Bujold - Anne of the Thousand Days
Musical or comedy:
Best Picture: The Secret of Santa Vittoria
Best Actor: Peter O'Toole - Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Best Actress: Patty Duke - Me, Natalie
Other
Best Director: Charles Jarrott - Anne of the Thousand Days

Palme d'Or (Cannes Film Festival):

If...., directed by Lindsay Anderson, United Kingdom

Golden Lion (Venice Film Festival): Not awarded

Golden Bear (Berlin Film Festival):

Rani Radovi (Early Works), directed by Zelimir Zilnik, Yugoslavia

Films released in 1969

Short Film Series

Births

Film Debuts

Deaths

Further reading

  • 1969: The Year Everything Changed by Rob Kirkpatrick. Skyhorse Publishing, 2009. ISBN 9781602393660.








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