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Tuesday 16 June 1970

1970-06-16

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Kelly's Heroes, directed by Brian G. Hutton, 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 ?

Kelly's Heroes

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles

Country: United States

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Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom

Country: United States

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Two Mules for Sister Sara

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manuel Fbregas

Country: United States

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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno

Country: United States

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The Out of Towners

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
  • Phil Mickelson: American professional golfer, winner of the 2004 and 2006 Masters tournaments, the Professional Golf Association Championship in 2005 and the U. S. Amateur tournament in 1990.
  • Clifton Collins Jr: American actor.
  • Fabio Maj: Italian member of the Men's Ski Team at the 2002 Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan, and won a Silver medal for cross-country skiing.
  • Younus AlGohar: Pakistani poet and academic co-founded Messiah Foundation International.
  • Clifton Collins: Jr.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Kenneth A Gibson elected 1st black Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
  • Race riots in Miami, Florida.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Alan Arkin in a scene from Nichols' film of Catch-22
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8182
  • Life: Palestinian training camp for kids

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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