Friday May 01, 1970

US date format: 5/1/1970, UK date format: 1/5/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 1, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Pasquale Gravina and Alex Van. In that special week of May people in US were listening to ABC by The Jackson 5. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Landscape After Battle, directed by Andrzej Wajda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Gang That Couldn'T Shoot Straight by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching For the Love of Ada.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Events

  • Protests erupt in Seattle, Washington, following the announcement by U.S. President Richard Nixon that U.S. Forces in Vietnam would pursue enemy troops into Cambodia, a neutral country.

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Landscape After Battle

Landscape After Battle

Directed by: Andrzej Wajda

Starring: Daniel Olbrychski, Stanislawa Celinska, Aleksander Bardini, Tadeusz Janczar

Barquero

Barquero

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Lee Van Cleef, Warren Oates, Forrest Tucker, Kerwin Mathews

Getting Straight

Getting Straight

Directed by: Richard Rush

Starring: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons, Jeff Corey

Taste the Blood of Dracula

Taste the Blood of Dracula

Directed by: Peter Sasdy

Starring: Christopher Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Gwen Watford, Linda Hayden

Sachaa Jhutha

Sachaa Jhutha

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Vinod Khanna, Faryal

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For the Love of Ada

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

Norman

Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

Huset på Christianshavn

Huset på Christianshavn

Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show

Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show

Sportshjørnet

Sportshjørnet

Days to next May 01

If May 01, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 5 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene

Travels With My Aunt

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"I met Aunt Augusta for the first time at my mother's funeral..." Described by Graham Greene as "the only book I have written just for the fun of it," Travels with My

A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel

A Beggar In Jerusalem

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When the Six-Day War began, Elie Wiesel rushed to Israel. "I went to Jerusalem because I had to go somewhere, I had to leave the present and bring it back to

Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell

Great Lion Of God

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This classic, epic novel by the acclaimed novelist Caldwell, is a fascinating, moving and spiritual story about St. Paul, and the life and times of the Jews, Romans and early Christians

Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser

Mary Queen Of Scots

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Author of Marie AntoinetteShe was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful. Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin promised to place a third glorious crown on her …

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 01, 1970?

On May 01, 1970 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 01, 1970?

On May 01, 1970 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 01, 1970?

On May 01, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 01, 1970?

On May 01, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 01, 1970?

On May 01, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 01, 1970?

On May 01, 1970 several famous people were born including, Pasquale Gravina, Damon Diletti, Alex Van.

Which famous people died on May 01, 1970?

Famous people died on May 01, 1970 include, Crown Prince Euimin.

What was the number one song in May 01, 1970?

The number one song in the week of May 01, 1970 was ABC by The Jackson 5 in US and Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel in UK.

What were the top hits on May 01, 1970?

The top hits on May 01, 1970 were ABC by The Jackson 5, Let It Be by The Beatles, Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum in US and Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel, All Kinds Of Everything by Dana, Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum in UK.


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