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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

Hodge Podge Lodge

Hodge Podge Lodge

Starring: Jean Worthley, Rob Jaeger, Michael Luckeroth

Country: United States

Creature Features

Creature Features

Starring: Marty McNeely

Country: United States

Tomfoolery

Tomfoolery

Starring: Peter Hawkins, Bernard Spear

Country: United States

Carrascolendas

Carrascolendas

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Sunday, 01 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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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.

Candy you loved as a Kid

Candy you loved as a Kid

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Love Story by Erich Segal

Love Story

By: Erich Segal

Oliver Barrett IV, a wealthy jock from a stuffy WASP family on his way to a Harvard degree and a career in law . . .

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The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant's Woman

By: John Fowles

As part of Back Bay's ongoing effort to make the works of John Fowles available in uniform trade paperback editions, two major works in the Fowles canon are reissued to coincide with the publication of Wormholes, the author's long-awaited new ...

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Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingwa

Islands in the Stream

By: Ernest Hemingwa

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The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave

By: Mary Stewart

Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

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Retro and Vintage gifts

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