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Wednesday 8 April 1970

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerald Vaughn and Harold Bishop. 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 House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Family at War.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

A Family at War

Written by: John Finch

Starring: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Leslie Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dekirukana

Starring: Ei Takami, Minori Matsushima, Junko Hori, Noriko Tsukase

Country: Japan

The Adventures of Parsley

Starring: Gordon Rollings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ashita no Jô

Starring: Teruhiko Aoi, Jûkei Fujioka, Shûsei Nakamura, Masako Ebisu

Country: Japan

Die Reiter von Padola

Starring: Michael Ande, Karl-Josef Cramer, Dagmar Heller, Alexander May

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 8 April 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gerald Vaughn: Canadian Football League defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats).
  • Harold Bishop: NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns).
  • Derek D: Brown in Washington DC; team handball right wing (Olympics-1996).
  • Beatrice Bocci: Italian showgirl, beauty pageant winner and television presenter.
  • Bourne: TV Actor.
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Facts:
  • Cry for Us All opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • US Senate rejects President Richard Nixon's nomination of Carswell to Supreme Court.
  • Bahr el-Baqar incident: Israeli bombers strike an Egyptian school. 46 children are killed.

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Magazine Covers

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  • 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 ?

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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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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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 Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

How do you "correct" a candidate's lack of humor and warmth? What is a "balanced" television panel? Exactly what does the temperature in a television studio have to do wit a

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