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Thursday 5 November 1970

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Wetnight and Javy Lopez. In that special week of November people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. Ryan's Daughter, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Civilisation by Kenneth Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kleiner König Kalle Wirsch.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Timeslip

Written by: James Boswell, Ruth Boswell

Starring: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Menace

Starring: David Wood, John Wentworth, Sheila Fearn, Sheila Hancock

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Odd Couple

Written by: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall

Starring: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro

Country: United States

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Mary Tyler Moore

Written by: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Gavin MacLeod, Edward Asner, Ted Knight

Country: United States

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UFO

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Sylvia Anderson

Starring: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Ryan's Daughter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, John Mills

Country: United States

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The Phantom Tollbooth

Directed by: Chuck Jones

Starring: Butch Patrick, Hans Conried, Mel Blanc

Country: United States

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The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely

Country: United States

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The Twelve Chairs

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Mel Brooks, Ron Moody, Frank Langella

Country: United States

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The Vampire Lovers

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Ingrid Pitt, George Cole, Kate O'Mara

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ryan Wetnight: NFL tight end (Chicago Bears).
  • Javy Lopez: baseball player.
  • Glen Dishman: American pro baseball pitcher who signed as a non-drafted free agent with the San Diego Padres 6/10/1993.
  • Javier Lopez: Puerto Rican-American baseball player: catcher, Braves.
  • Javy López: Puerto Rican baseball player.
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Facts:
  • Vietnam War: The United States Military Assistance Command in Vietnam reports the lowest weekly American soldier death toll in five years (24).
  • Egypt, Libya and Sudan announce their intentions to form a federation.
  • Tom Dempsey, who was born with a deformed right foot and right hand, set a National Football League record by kicking a 63-yard field goal to lift the New Orleans Saints to a 19-17 victory over the Detroit Lions at Tulane Stadium.
  • The Soviet Union launches ''Luna 17''.
  • Vietnam War: The Supreme Court of the United States votes 6–3 not to hear a case by the state of Massachusetts, about the constitutionality of a state law granting Massachusetts residents the right to refuse military service in an undeclared war.

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Books

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

Civilisation

By: Kenneth Clark

Kenneth Clark's Civilisation: A Personal View (286 illustrations; 48 pages in color) (Hardcover)

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The Crystal Cave

By: Mary Stewart

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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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

Vintage TV tie-in paperback

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The French Lieutenant'S Woman

By: John Fowles

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.

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