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Saturday 9 May 1970

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Doug Christie and David Haines. In that special week of May people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. The Ballad of Cable Hogue, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Up The Organization by Robert Townsend was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Family at War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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 months ?

The Ballad of Cable Hogue

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner

Country: United States

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A Man Called Horse

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Doug Christie: American basketball player: guard/forward, Raptors.
  • David Haines: David Haines was a Scottish aid worker who was captured by ISIL in early 2013, and later allegedly executed by beheading in early September 2014.
  • Ghostface Killah: American rapper.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 100,000s demonstrate against Vietnam War
  • 100,000s in the USA demonstrate against Vietnam War.
  • Walter Reuther, United Auto Workers' union leader/president (CIO), dies in a jet crash.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1970?

  • Life: VicePresident Spiro Agnew
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leonid Brezhnev -- May 4, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8176

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Up The Organization

By: Robert Townsend

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,

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Great Lion Of God

By: Taylor Caldwell

This classic, epic novel by the acclaimed novelist Caldwell, is a fascinating, moving and spiritual story about St. Paul, and the life and times of the Jews, Romans and early Christians

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Mr. Sammlers Planet

By: Saul Bellow

“An enduring testament and prophecy.” –Chicago Sun-Times Mr. Artur Sammler, Holocaust survivor, intellectual, and occasional lecturer at Columbia University in 1960s New York City, is a “registrar of madness,” a refined

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Travels With My Aunt

By: Graham Greene

"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

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