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Saturday 16 May 1970

1970-05-16

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. The Ballad of Cable Hogue, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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 months ?

The Ballad of Cable Hogue

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner

Country: United States

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A Man Called Horse

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon

Country: United States

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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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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 16 May 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gabriela Sabatini: Argentina -- Tennis player (1988 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Alexander Nastasi: German author of motivational books and novels and a life coach.
  • Danielle Spencer: Australian singer-songwriter and actress.
  • Jorginho Buchabki: Brazilian youth of 18, suspected of the murder of his parents on 12/24/1988, Christmas eve.
  • Franck Schott: French swimmer, specialized in backstroke, he competed for France at 3 consecutive Olympics and won a bronze medal at the 1991 Athens Europe championships.
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Facts:
  • Grover Henson Feels Forgotten by Bill Cosby hits #70
  • 96th Preakness: Eddie Belmonte aboard Personality wins in 1:56.2.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Wounded Kent State student
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cambodian Invasion -- May 11, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8177

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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