Sunday 1 November 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5.
In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits.
The Phantom Tollbooth, directed by Chuck Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Erik Spoelstra: Coach.
- Sherwin Campbell: Barbadian cricketer.
- Alla Korot: Odessa, USSR -- Actress (Jenna Norris-Another World).
- Dawn Marple: Salem, Ohio -- Team handball wing / back (1996 Olympics).
- 1st regular season Giants-Jets game, Giants win 22-10 at Shea
- Fire on Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France, 144 die
- KGTF TV channel 12 in Agana, GU (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Discotheque in Grenoble, France, burns, all exits padlocked and 142 die.
- Club Cinq-Sept fire in Saint-Laurent-du-Pont, France kills 146 young people.
- Democrats sweep the U.S. Congressional midterm elections Ronald Reagan is reelected governor of California Jimmy Carter is elected governor of Georgia.
- Salvador Allende becomes president of Chile.
- Vietnam War ndash Vietnamization: The United States turns control of the air base in the Mekong Delta to South Vietnam.
- Social workers in Los Angeles, California take custody of Genie, a girl who had been kept in solitary confinement since her birth.
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