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Friday 2 January 1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Shimin and Glenn Cadrez. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Angels and Demons, directed by Carlos Hugo Christensen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Shivering Sands by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kolumbowie.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Kolumbowie

Starring: Barbara Burska, Dariusz Domagala, Andrzej Jurga, Lech Adamowski

Country: Poland

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Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

Carrascolendas

Starring: Lizanne Brazell, Mike Gomez, Agapito Leal, Dyana Ortelli

Country: United States

Les shadoks - Deuxième série

Starring: Claude Piéplu

Country: France

Tomfoolery

Starring: Peter Hawkins, Bernard Spear

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Punch Bowl

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

Starring: Heinz Rhmann, Karin Himboldt, Hilde Sessak

Country: United States

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Topaz

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon

Country: United States

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Anne of the Thousand Days

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Genevive Bujold, Irene Papas

Country: United States

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On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Directed by: Peter Hunt

Starring: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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The Damned

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Aleksandr Shimin: Hockey goaltender (Team Kazakhstan Olympics - 1998).
  • Glenn Cadrez: NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl XXXII).
  • Royce Clayton in Burbank: California, USA; infielder (San Francisco Giants, Saint Louis Cardinals).
  • Sanda Ladosi: Romanian singer.
  • Robert Bardo: American homicide; a stalker, one of those strange predators who fixates on a public figure and follows their every move.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Dutch premiere of musical Hair in Amsterdam
  • US population is 205,052,174; Black population: 22,600,000 (11.1 percent).

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Books

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The Shivering Sands

By: Victoria Holt

Caroline Verlaine goes to Lovat Stacy, a lonely house on the Kent coast, to search for her missing sister. Is Roma's disappearance due to an accident or is it murder?

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The Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

How do you "correct" a candidate's lack of humor and warmth? What is a "balanced" television panel? Exactly what does the temperature in a television studio have to do wit a

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The Collapse Of The Third Republic

By: William L. Shirer

On June 17, 1940 William L. Shirer stood in the streets of Paris and watched the unending flow of gray German uniforms along its boulevards.

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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.With

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