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Sunday 1 February 1970

1970-02-01

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Want You Back by The Jackson 5. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Patton, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Patton

Patton

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young

Country: United States

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MASH

MASH

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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Angels and Demons

Angels and Demons

Directed by: Carlos Hugo Christensen

Starring: Eva Christian, Geraldo Del Rey, Luiz Fernando Ianelli

Country: United States

The Punch Bowl

The Punch Bowl

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

Starring: Heinz Rhmann, Karin Himboldt, Hilde Sessak

Country: United States

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Topaz

Topaz

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Paris 7000

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

Evening at Pops

Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

Crime of Passion

Crime of Passion

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Daniel Moynihan, Anthony Newlands, John Phillips

Country: United Kingdom

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Carrascolendas

Carrascolendas

Starring: Lizanne Brazell, Mike Gomez, Agapito Leal, Dyana Ortelli

Country: United States

Tomfoolery

Tomfoolery

Starring: Peter Hawkins, Bernard Spear

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Ford Frick, Earle Combs and Jesse Haines elected to Hall of Fame
  • West-Germany and the USSR sign gas contract
  • WMAA TV channel 29 in Jackson, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Stalled commuter train rammed by express in Argentina, 139 die.
  • A train collision near Buenos Aires, Argentina kills 236.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier

The House On The Strand

By: Daphne du Maurier

In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

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The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

By: John Fowles

Perhaps the most beloved of John Fowles's internationally bestselling works, The French Lieutenant's Woman is a feat of seductive storytelling that effectively invents anew the Victorian novel.

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In This House Of Brede by Rumer Godden

In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean

Puppet On A Chain

By: Alistair MacLean

From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time classic. Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king.

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