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Thursday 12 November 1970

1970-11-12

It was Thursday, 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 Voodoo Chile by Jimi Hendrix Experience was in the top 5 hits. When Moscow Laughs, directed by Boris Barnet, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

When Moscow Laughs

Directed by: Boris Barnet

Starring: Anna Sten, Vladimir Mikhajlov, Vladimir Fogel

Country: United States

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Ryan's Daughter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, John Mills

Country: United States

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The Phantom Tollbooth

Directed by: Chuck Jones

Starring: Butch Patrick, Hans Conried, Mel Blanc

Country: United States

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Africa Erotica

Directed by: Louis Soulanes

Starring: Darr Poran, Carrie Rochelle, Alice Marie

Country: United States

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The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tales of Unease

Starring: Anthony Jackson, Ursula Mohan, Larry Dann, Janet Lees-Price

Country: United Kingdom

Roads to Freedom

Starring: Michael Bryant, Daniel Massey, Alison Fiske, Rosemary Leach

Country: United Kingdom

Timeslip

Written by: James Boswell, Ruth Boswell

Starring: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Country: United Kingdom

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Menace

Starring: David Wood, John Wentworth, Sheila Fearn, Sheila Hancock

Country: United Kingdom

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The Odd Couple

Written by: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall

Starring: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Elektra : American wrestler model and dancer.
  • Héctor Arredondo: Mexican actor (d. 2014).
  • Sarah Harmer: Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • Craig Parker: New Zealand actor.
  • Tonya Harding: American noted competition skater from age seven, winning her first national championship with a daring triple axel in 1991.
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Facts:
  • 240 km/h cyclone hits East Pakistan (Bangladesh); 3-500,000 die
  • Scientists perform 1st artificial synthesis of a live cell
  • Cleveland Cavaliers' first NBA victory (11th game), beating Portland Trail Blazers 105-103.
  • The Oregon Highway Division attempts to destroy a rotting beached Sperm whale with explosives, leading to the now infamous ''exploding whale'' incident.
  • The 1970 Bhola cyclone makes landfall on the coast of East Pakistan becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone in history.

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Books

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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

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

“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

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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