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Sunday 8 February 1970

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 8, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alonzo Mourning and Barbara Cola. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Venus by The Shocking Blue. In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits. Zabriskie Point, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while In This House Of Brede by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1.
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Zabriskie Point

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin

Country: United States

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Start the Revolution Without Me

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Starring: Gene Wilder, Donald Sutherland, Hugh Griffith, Jack MacGowran

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The Bear and the Doll

Directed by: Michel Deville

Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Daniel Ceccaldi, Georges Claisse

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Horror of the Blood Monsters

Directed by: Al Adamson

Starring: John Carradine, Robert Dix, Vicki Volante, Joey Benson

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Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman

Country: United States

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

Atakku no. 1

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Directed by: Greg Barker

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Look, Stranger

Directed by: Arielle Javitch

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The Woodlanders

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1970 ?

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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Planetary positions on February 08, 1970 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin/Everybody Is A Star - Sly & The Family Stone
  2. I Want You Back/Who's Lovin You - The Jackson 5
  3. The Thrill Is Gone - B.B. King
  4. The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
  5. Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
  6. Diana Ross & The Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
  7. Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
  8. Johnnie Taylor - Love Bones
  9. Rufus Thomas - Do The Funky Chicken
  10. Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) - The Delfonics
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) - Edison Lighthouse
  2. Canned Heat - Let's Work Together
  3. Peter Paul & Mary - Leavin' On A Jet Plane
  4. I Want You Back - The Jackson Five
  5. Lee Marvin - Wand'rin' Star


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 Seven Minutes

By: Irving Wallace

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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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

From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time classic.Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king.With

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