Thursday July 02, 1970

US date format: 7/2/1970, UK date format: 2/7/1970

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Yancy Butler and Amy Weber. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Love You Save by The Jackson 5. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Hoffman, directed by Alvin Rakoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Up The Organization by Robert Townsend 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

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.

Events

  • 1st Boeing 747 to land in Amsterdam and Brussels
  • New York Yankees Horace Clarke breaks up a no-hitter in the 9th for 3rd time in 28 days

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Movies

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Hoffman

Hoffman

Directed by: Alvin Rakoff

Starring: Peter Sellers, Sinéad Cusack, Jeremy Bulloch, Ruth Dunning

Cromwell

Cromwell

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin

Joe

Joe

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Peter Boyle, Dennis Patrick, Susan Sarandon, Patrick McDermott

The Man Who Haunted Himself

The Man Who Haunted Himself

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Roger Moore, Hildegard Neil, Alastair Mackenzie, Hugh Mackenzie

Country: United States of America

The Games

The Games

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour, Jeremy Kemp

TV Series

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Irmãos Coragem

Irmãos Coragem

Villette

Villette

For the Love of Ada

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

The Real Tom Kennedy Show

The Real Tom Kennedy Show

Ace of Wands

Ace of Wands

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Starring: Michael MacKenzie, Roy Holder, Petra Markham, Fred Owl

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next July 02

If July 02, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 2 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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,

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 …

The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

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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.

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

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.


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