Friday January 02, 1970

US date format: 1/2/1970, UK date format: 2/1/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 2, 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 Isabella Parkinson and Eric Whitacre. 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. The Structure of Crystal, directed by Krzysztof Zanussi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1.
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Historical Events

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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.
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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The Structure of Crystal

The Structure of Crystal

Directed by: Krzysztof Zanussi

Starring: Barbara Wrzesinska, Jan Myslowicz, Andrzej Zarnecki, Wladyslaw Jarema

Paint Your Wagon

Paint Your Wagon

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, Jean Seberg, Harve Presnell

Country: United States of America

Forgotten Pistolero

Forgotten Pistolero

Directed by: Ferdinando Baldi

Starring: Leonard Mann, Luciana Paluzzi, Pietro Martellanza, Alberto de Mendoza

The Madwoman of Chaillot

The Madwoman of Chaillot

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer, Claude Dauphin, Edith Evans

Country: United States of America

Moon Zero Two

Moon Zero Two

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: James Olson, Catherine Schell, Warren Mitchell, Adrienne Corri

TV Series

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Atakku no. 1

Atakku no. 1

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

Look, Stranger

Look, Stranger

Directed by: Arielle Javitch

A Mézga család különös kalandjai

A Mézga család különös kalandjai

Starring: Endre Harkányi, Ilona Györi, Margit Földessy, Attila Némethy

Country: Hungary

Shock Theater

Shock Theater

Days to next January 02

If January 02, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 8 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull

The Peter Principle

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“The Peter Principle has cosmic implications.”—New York TimesBack in 1969, Lawrence J. Peter created a cultural phenomenon with his brilliant, outrageous, hilarious, and all-too-true treatise on business and life, The Peter

The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier

The House On The Strand

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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.

The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

The Andromeda Strain

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The United States government is given a warning by the pre-eminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to

Fire From Heaven by Mary Renault

Fire From Heaven

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“Written with her usual vigor and imagination...Mary Renault has a great talent.”–The New York Times Book ReviewAlexander’s beauty, strength, and defiance were apparent from birth, but his boyhood honed those gifts

My Life With Jacqueline Kennedy by Mary Barelli Gallagher

My Life With Jacqueline Kennedy

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The Author, Mary Gallagher, is uniquely situated to understand the real woman beneath the goddess figure that the world made of Jacqueline Kennedy, having been her personal secretary for eight years.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 02, 1970 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 02, 1970?

On January 02, 1970 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 02, 1970?

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

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

On January 02, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 02, 1970?

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

Which famous people are born on January 02, 1970?

On January 02, 1970 several famous people were born including, Isabella Parkinson, Eric Whitacre, Robert John Bardo.

Which famous people died on January 02, 1970?

Famous people died on January 02, 1970 include, Piotr Rytel.

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

The number one song in the week of January 02, 1970 was Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas in US and Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris in UK.

What were the top hits on January 02, 1970?

The top hits on January 02, 1970 were Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas, Leaving on A Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary, Someday We'll Be Together by Diana Ross and the Supremes in US and Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris, Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town by Kenny Rogers & The First Edition, Melting Pot by Blue Mink in UK.


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