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Friday 14 August 1970

1970-08-14

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Lovers and Other Strangers, directed by Cy Howard, 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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Movies

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

Lovers and Other Strangers

Directed by: Cy Howard

Starring: Gig Young, Bea Arthur, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Soldier Blue

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States

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The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Tamao Nakamura

Country: United States

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Performance

Directed by: Donald Cammell

Starring: James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg

Country: United States

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The Swimming Pool

Directed by: Jacques Deray

Starring: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Ace of Wands

Written by: Trevor Preston

Starring: Michael MacKenzie, Roy Holder, Petra Markham, Fred Owl

Country: United Kingdom

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Shadows of Fear

Starring: Ray Smith

Country: United Kingdom

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A Family at War

Written by: John Finch

Starring: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Leslie Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Country: United Kingdom

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The Adventures of Parsley

Starring: Gordon Rollings

Country: United Kingdom

The Woodlanders

Starring: Felicity Kendal, David Burke, Annette Robertson, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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Facts:
  • Steven Stills arrested for drug possession
  • City University of New York inaugurates open admissions.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1970?

  • Life: Summer nomads America travels
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William P. Rogers -- Aug. 10, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8190

Books

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

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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