Monday April 06, 1970

US date format: 4/6/1970, UK date format: 6/4/1970

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 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 Oliver Miller and Olaf Kölzig. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Eden and After, directed by Alain Robbe-Grillet, 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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Historical Events

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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.
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Eden and After

Eden and After

Directed by: Alain Robbe-Grillet

Starring: Catherine Jourdan, Pierre Zimmer, Richard Leduc, Lorraine Rainer

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, Linda Harrison

Country: United States of America

A Man Called Horse

A Man Called Horse

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon, Manu Tupou

Country: United States of America

The Walking Stick

The Walking Stick

Directed by: Eric Till

Starring: David Hemmings, Samantha Eggar, Emlyn Williams, Phyllis Calvert

Khilona

Khilona

Directed by: Chander Vohra

Starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Mumtaz, Durga Khote, Bipin Gupta

TV Series

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For the Love of Ada

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

Norman

Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

Utsukushiki emono

Utsukushiki emono

Germany 1870-1970

Germany 1870-1970

The Culture Vultures

The Culture Vultures

Days to next April 06

If April 06, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 5 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 9 days.
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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

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,

The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss

The Selling Of The President 1968

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The Selling of the President 1968 by Joe McGinniss 1970 Mass Market Paperback

Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene

Travels With My Aunt

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"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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 06, 1970?

On April 06, 1970 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is April 06, 1970?

On April 06, 1970 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 06, 1970?

On April 06, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 06, 1970?

On April 06, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 06, 1970?

On April 06, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 06, 1970?

On April 06, 1970 several famous people were born including, Oliver Miller, Olaf Kölzig, Olaf Kolzig.

Which famous people died on April 06, 1970?

Famous people died on April 06, 1970 include, Maurice Stokes, Sam Sheppard.

What was the number one song in April 06, 1970?

The number one song in the week of April 06, 1970 was Let It Be by The Beatles in US and Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel in UK.

What were the top hits on April 06, 1970?

The top hits on April 06, 1970 were Let It Be by The Beatles, ABC by The Jackson 5, Instant Karma (We All Shine On) by John Ono Lennon in US and Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel, All Kinds Of Everything by Dana, Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum in UK.


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