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Tuesday 15 September 1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny Ellis and Terence Tierney. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross. In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits. Tristana, directed by Luis Buuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NFL Monday Night Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Tristana

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey, Franco Nero

Country: United States

Kes

Directed by: Kenneth Loach

Starring: David Bradley, Brian Glover, Freddie Fletcher

Country: United States

Five Easy Pieces

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

NFL Monday Night Football

Starring: Frank Gifford, Al Michaels, Dan Dierdorf, Howard Cosell

Country: United States

The Young Rebels

Written by: Peter Gayle, Harve Bennett

Starring: Richard Ely, Louis Gossett Jr., Alex Henteloff, Hilary Thompson

Country: United States

Mary Tyler Moore

Written by: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Gavin MacLeod, Edward Asner, Ted Knight

Country: United States

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Headmaster

Written by: Aaron Ruben

Starring: Andy Griffith, Jerry Van Dyke, Claudette Nevins, Parker Fennelly

Country: United States

UFO

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Sylvia Anderson

Starring: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • PLO leader Arafat threatens to make a cemetery of Jordan
  • Rotterdam harbor strikes end
  • Decca awards Bing Crosby a second platinum disc for selling 300 million.
  • King Hussein of Jordan forms a military government with Muhammad Daoud as the prime minister.
  • Black Sabbath releases its second album, ''Paranoid''

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Women's Wear Daily editor John Fairchild done in needlepoint by Judy McGuggart.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8195
  • Life: Angela Davis

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

The poignant, New York Times–bestselling novel of the spiritual and personal lives of nuns cloistered in a Benedictine monastery as change begins to rock the Catholic 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.With

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Videogames

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