Samiksha Jaiswal

1969 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1969 in Turkey
Decades:  1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s

Events in the year 1969 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 13th Parliament of Turkey (up to 12 October)
  • 14th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President – Cevdet Sunay
  • Prime Minister - Süleyman Demirel
  • Leader of the opposition - İsmet İnönü
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party - Justice Party (AP)
  • Main opposition - Republican People’s Party (CHP)
  • Cabinet

  • 30th government of Turkey (up to 3 November)
  • 31st government of Turkey (from 3 November)
  • Events

  • 15/16 February – Protests against the visiting United States Sixth Fleet
  • 28 March – Earthquake in Alaşehir
  • 8 April (and the following days) – Widespread student demonstrations
  • 12 April The biggest opera house in Turkey, Atatürk Cultural Center in İstanbul, was opened
  • 3 May – Demonstrations after the burial service of İmran Öktem, the former chief of the Court of Cassation.
  • 25 May - Galatasaray won the championship of the Turkish football league
  • 11 August – Bülent Ecevit, the secretary general of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), stated his motto: “The soil belongs to people who cultivate it and the water belongs to people who use it.”
  • 12 October – General elections result in AP 260 seats, CHP 144 seats, GP 14 seats, MP 6 seats, BP 7 seats, YTP 3 seats, TİP 2 seats, MHP 1 seat and Independents 11 seats
  • 18 December – The battleship TCG Yavuz was sold for scrapping.
  • Births

  • 12 March - Beyazıt Öztürk, television personality
  • 29 April - İzel Çeliköz, singer
  • 29 May - Acun Ilıcalı, television personality
  • 7 July - Metin Feyzioğlu, academician, lawyer
  • 9 December - Ayşe Arman, journalist
  • Deaths

  • 5 April - Yusuf Kemal Tengirşenk (aged 91), politician
  • 21 May - Kamil Ocak (aged 55), politician
  • 24 October – Behçet Kemal Çağlar (aged 61), poet
  • 3 November - Zeki Rıza Sporel (aged 81), footballer
  • References

    1969 in Turkey Wikipedia


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