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Saturday 31 October 1970

1970-10-31

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. The Phantom Tollbooth, directed by Chuck Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Phantom Tollbooth

Directed by: Chuck Jones

Starring: Butch Patrick, Hans Conried, Mel Blanc

Country: United States

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Africa Erotica

Directed by: Louis Soulanes

Starring: Darr Poran, Carrie Rochelle, Alice Marie

Country: United States

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The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely

Country: United States

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The Twelve Chairs

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Ron Moody, Frank Langella

Country: United States

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The Vampire Lovers

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Ingrid Pitt, George Cole, Kate O'Mara

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Tales of Unease

Starring: Anthony Jackson, Ursula Mohan, Larry Dann, Janet Lees-Price

Country: United Kingdom

Roads to Freedom

Starring: Michael Bryant, Daniel Massey, Alison Fiske, Rosemary Leach

Country: United Kingdom

Timeslip

Written by: James Boswell, Ruth Boswell

Starring: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Country: United Kingdom

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Menace

Starring: David Wood, John Wentworth, Sheila Fearn, Sheila Hancock

Country: United Kingdom

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The Odd Couple

Written by: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall

Starring: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 October 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nolan North: Voice Actor.
  • Bibiana Perez: Italian skier, competed in the Olympics at Albertville February 1992.
  • Terry Alderton: English comedian and actor.
  • Linn Berggren: Swedish singer-songwriter and producer (Ace of Base).
  • Mitch Harris: American guitarist and songwriter (Napalm Death Defecation and Meathook Seed).
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dick Cavett
  • Time: Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew. NY: James Buckley & Richard Ottinger v. Charles Goodell. Ohio: H
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8201

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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