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Wednesday 24 June 1970

1970-06-24

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Love You Save by The Jackson 5. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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 this week ?

Chisum

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George

Country: United States

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Myra Breckinridge

Directed by: Michael Sarne

Starring: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch

Country: United States

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Catch-22

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin

Country: United States

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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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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 24 June 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Facts:
  • Catch 22 opens in movie theaters
  • Senate votes overwhelmingly to repeal Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
  • Bobby Murcer ties record of four consecutive home runs.
  • US Senate votes overwhelmingly to repeal Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Middle East Turmoil -- June 22, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8183
  • Life: Dennis Hopper

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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