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Wednesday 15 April 1970

1970-04-15

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Colossus: The Forbin Project, directed by Joseph Sargent, 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.
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Movies

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

Colossus: The Forbin Project

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent

Country: United States

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The Sicilian Clan

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura

Country: United States

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Women in Love

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson

Country: United States

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Bloody Mama

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Shelley Winters, Don Stroud, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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My Night at Maud's

Directed by: Eric Rohmer

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Franoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Facts:
  • Cry for Us All closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • WMGZ TV channel 16 in Mayaguez, PR ([M]) begins broadcasting
  • WPSJ TV channel 14 in Ponce, PR ([P]) begins broadcasting
  • Libyan leader Qadhafi launches "Green Revolution".
  • During the Cambodian Civil War, massacres of the Vietnamese minority results in 800 bodies flowing down the Mekong River into South Vietnam.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: West German novelist Grass, author of 'Local Anaesthetic,' depicted as a dentist
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8173
  • Life: Drs Denton Cooley and Michael DeBakey

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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