Sunday August 02, 1970

US date format: 8/2/1970, UK date format: 2/8/1970

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Kevin Smith and Jonathan Andrew Kaye. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Soldier Blue, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Irmãos Coragem.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Events

  • Baltimore defeats Kansas City 10-8, Orioles 23rd straight win over the Royals
  • Songwriter Sammy Cahn marries Tita Curtis in California

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Movies

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Soldier Blue

Soldier Blue

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence, John Anderson

Country: United States of America

Lovers and Other Strangers

Lovers and Other Strangers

Directed by: Cy Howard

Starring: Gig Young, Bea Arthur, Bonnie Bedelia, Michael Brandon

Country: United States of America

The McMasters

The McMasters

Directed by: Alf Kjellin

Starring: Burl Ives, Brock Peters, David Carradine, Nancy Kwan

The Mind of Mr. Soames

The Mind of Mr. Soames

Directed by: Alan Cooke

Starring: Terence Stamp, Robert Vaughn, Nigel Davenport, Christian Roberts

Move

Move

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Elliott Gould, Paula Prentiss, Geneviève Waïte, John Larch

TV Series

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Irmãos Coragem

Irmãos Coragem

Villette

Villette

Ljubav na seoski nacin

Ljubav na seoski nacin

Starring: Dragan Zaric, Miodrag 'Ckalja' Petrovic, Ratko Saric, Zika Milenkovic

Koeboe de Koe

Koeboe de Koe

Maggie's Place

Maggie's Place

Days to next August 02

If August 02, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 1 month, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave

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Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

Civilisation by Kenneth Clark

Civilisation

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48 pages in full color of Civilisation

Such Good Friends by Lois Gould

Such Good Friends

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HARDCOVER......NO DJ, BOOK IN EXCELLENT CONDITION......NO MARKS, TEARS OR WEAR.....WILL SHIP WITHIN 24 HOURS.....CP5

Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Up The Organization

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Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association,

The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick

The Lord Won'T Mind

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Prior to the publication of this beloved novel, nearly every gay novel and play seemed to end in suicide--or at least deep despair.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 02, 1970?

On August 02, 1970 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 02, 1970?

On August 02, 1970 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 02, 1970?

On August 02, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 02, 1970?

On August 02, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 02, 1970?

On August 02, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 02, 1970?

On August 02, 1970 several famous people were born including, Kevin Smith, Wes Bender, Jonathan Andrew Kaye

What was the number one song in August 02, 1970?

The number one song in the week of August 02, 1970 was (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters in US and In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry in UK

What were the top hits on August 02, 1970?

The top hits on August 02, 1970 were (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters, Make It With You by Bread, Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night in US and In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry, All Right Now by Free, Up Around The Bend by Creedence Clearwater Revival in UK


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