Tuesday January 06, 1970, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1970, UK date format: 6/1/1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Gabrielle Reece and Julie Chen. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Pippi in the South Seas, directed by Olle Hellbom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1.
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Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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Movies

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Pippi in the South Seas

Pippi in the South Seas

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Beppe Wolgers

Bloodthirsty Butchers

Bloodthirsty Butchers

Directed by: Andy Milligan

Starring: John Miranda, Annabella Wood, Berwick Kaler, Jane Hilary

Moon Zero Two

Moon Zero Two

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: James Olson, Catherine Schell, Warren Mitchell, Adrienne Corri

The Secret of Santa Vittoria

The Secret of Santa Vittoria

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani, Virna Lisi, Hardy Krüger

Pippi Goes on Board

Pippi Goes on Board

Directed by: Olle Hellbom

Starring: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Margot Trooger

TV Series

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Atakku no. 1

Atakku no. 1

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

Look, Stranger

Look, Stranger

Directed by: Arielle Javitch

Fiskal

Fiskal

Starring: Ugljesa Kojadinovic, Ratko Buljan, Spiro Guberina, Ljubica Jovic

Paris 7000

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States of America

Days to next January 06

If January 06, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 8 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 19 days.
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Books

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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.

The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

The Andromeda Strain

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The United States government is given a warning by the pre-eminent biophysicists in the country: current sterilization procedures applied to returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to

Fire From Heaven by Mary Renault

Fire From Heaven

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“Written with her usual vigor and imagination...Mary Renault has a great talent.”–The New York Times Book ReviewAlexander’s beauty, strength, and defiance were apparent from birth, but his boyhood honed those gifts

The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace

The Seven Minutes

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The seven minute Irving Wallace's most controversial and explo¬sive novel to date, certain to stir up national debate from the moment of its publication.


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