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Monday 6 April 1970

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Oliver Miller and Olaf Kolzig. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. Colossus: The Forbin Project, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dekirukana.
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 ?

The Adventures of Parsley

Starring: Gordon Rollings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Woodlanders

Starring: Felicity Kendal, David Burke, Annette Robertson, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

Crime of Passion

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Daniel Moynihan, Anthony Newlands, John Phillips

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 ?

Colossus: The Forbin Project

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent

Country: United States

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The Sicilian Clan

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura

Country: United States

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Women in Love

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson

Country: United States

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Bloody Mama

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Shelley Winters, Don Stroud, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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My Night at Maud's

Directed by: Eric Rohmer

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Franoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Maurice Stokes: American basketball player (Born 1933).
  • Sam Sheppard: American physician who was accused of murdering his wife in her own bed on 7/04/1954.
Facts:
  • BBC Radio 4 broadcasts the first edition of ''PM''.
  • A huge gas explosion at a subway construction site in Osaka, Japan kills 79 and injures over 400.
  • Israeli Air Force F4 Phantom II fighter bombers kill forty-seven Egyptian school children at an elementary school in what is known as Bahr el-Baqar massacre. The single-floor school was hit by five bombs and two air-to-ground missiles.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1970?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jesse Jackson -- Apr. 6, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8172
  • Life: Lauren Bacall

Books

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

In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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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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The House On The Strand

By: Daphne du Maurier

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.

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Puppet On A Chain

By: Alistair MacLean

Fast breaking thriller--international agent in Holland on trail of vicious narcotics ring--action, tension, plot twists

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