Sunday February 08, 1970

US date format: 2/8/1970, UK date format: 8/2/1970

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 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 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 The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Movies

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Zabriskie Point

Zabriskie Point

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

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

Country: United States of America

Patton

Patton

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

Country: United States of America

Start the Revolution Without Me

Start the Revolution Without Me

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

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

The Bear and the Doll

The Bear and the Doll

Directed by: Michel Deville

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

Horror of the Blood Monsters

Horror of the Blood Monsters

Directed by: Al Adamson

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

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

The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

McCloud

McCloud

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Books

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The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier

The House On The Strand

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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.

In Someones Shadow by Rod McKuen

In Someones Shadow

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In Someone's Shadow, by McKuen, Rod

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

Present At The Creation by Dean Acheson

Present At The Creation

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With deft portraits of many world figures, Dean Acheson analyzes the processes of policy making, the necessity for decision, and the role of power and initiative in matters of state.

The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

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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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