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Friday 16 January 1970

1970-01-16

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Angels and Demons, directed by Carlos Hugo Christensen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Love Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Angels and Demons

Directed by: Carlos Hugo Christensen

Starring: Eva Christian, Geraldo Del Rey, Luiz Fernando Ianelli

Country: United States

The Punch Bowl

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

Starring: Heinz Rhmann, Karin Himboldt, Hilde Sessak

Country: United States

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Topaz

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon

Country: United States

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The Damned

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem

Country: United States

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Anne of the Thousand Days

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Genevive Bujold, Irene Papas

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

Crime of Passion

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Daniel Moynihan, Anthony Newlands, John Phillips

Country: United Kingdom

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Carrascolendas

Starring: Lizanne Brazell, Mike Gomez, Agapito Leal, Dyana Ortelli

Country: United States

Tomfoolery

Starring: Peter Hawkins, Bernard Spear

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Armijn Pane: Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at age 61.
Facts:
  • NFL realigns into 3 divisions (down from 4)
  • Colonel Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya.
  • Buckminster Fuller receives the Gold Medal award from the American Institute of Architects.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Band -- Jan. 12, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8160
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Middle Americans, Man/Woman of the Year -- Jan. 5, 1970

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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