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Tuesday 5 May 1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Will Arnett and Will Arnett. In that special week of May people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. The Landlord, directed by Hal Ashby, 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Landlord

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Beau Bridges, Lee Grant, Diana Sands, Pearl Bailey

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Too Late the Hero

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews

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Landscape After Battle

Directed by: Andrzej Wajda

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

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Directed by: Gordon Douglas

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

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Getting Straight

Directed by: Richard Rush

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

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For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

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Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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As Bruxas

Stadt im Quadrat

Aujourd'hui Madame

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Historical Events

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  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site.

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Gang That Couldn'T Shoot Straight

By: Jimmy Breslin

It was a big bestseller when it was originally published in 1969. It became a major motion picture that provided Robert DeNiro with his first film role.

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Travels With My Aunt

By: Graham Greene

"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

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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

By: Maya Angelou

Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult

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Great Lion Of God

By: Taylor Caldwell

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

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