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Thursday 26 February 1970

1970-02-26

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits. Airport, directed by George Seaton, 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 ?

Airport

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy

Country: United States

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Au Hasard Balthazar

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, Franois Lafarge

Country: United States

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The Party at Kitty and Stud's

Directed by: Morton Lewis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Henrietta Holm, Jodi Van Prang

Country: United States

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Zabriskie Point

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix

Country: United States

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Patton

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Facts:
  • Georgy opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Beatles release Beatles Again aka Hey Jude album
  • National Public Radio incorporates as a non-profit corporation.
  • Chevrolet release the second generation Camaro.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Nun Anita Caspary and priest James Shannon.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8166
  • Life: Architect turned clown

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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