Monday August 10, 1970

US date format: 8/10/1970, UK date format: 10/8/1970

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lisa Dergan and Gino Torretta. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. House of Dark Shadows, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Irmãos Coragem.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Events

  • Jim Morrison is tried in Miami on lewd & lascivious behavior

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Movies

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House of Dark Shadows

House of Dark Shadows

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Roger Davis

WUSA

WUSA

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Perkins, Laurence Harvey

Soldier Blue

Soldier Blue

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence, John Anderson

Country: United States of America

Lovers and Other Strangers

Lovers and Other Strangers

Directed by: Cy Howard

Starring: Gig Young, Bea Arthur, Bonnie Bedelia, Michael Brandon

Country: United States of America

The McMasters

The McMasters

Directed by: Alf Kjellin

Starring: Burl Ives, Brock Peters, David Carradine, Nancy Kwan

TV Series

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Irmãos Coragem

Irmãos Coragem

Villette

Villette

Looks Familiar

Looks Familiar

Musikalske venner

Musikalske venner

If It Moves, File It

If It Moves, File It

Days to next August 10

If August 10, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 1 month, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 9 days.
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Books

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Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

Human Sexual Inadequacy

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The innovative program described in this book revolutionizes the the treatment of sexual dysfunction. During eleven years of daily clinical work, more than five hundred couples have been treated at Masters and Johnson's Reproductive Biology Research Foundation in St.

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.

The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick

The Lord Won'T Mind

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Prior to the publication of this beloved novel, nearly every gay novel and play seemed to end in suicide--or at least deep despair.

Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell

Great Lion Of God

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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

Civilisation by Kenneth Clark

Civilisation

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48 pages in full color of Civilisation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 10, 1970?

On August 10, 1970 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 10, 1970?

On August 10, 1970 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 10, 1970?

On August 10, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 10, 1970?

On August 10, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 10, 1970?

On August 10, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 10, 1970?

On August 10, 1970 several famous people were born including, Lisa Dergan, Gino Torretta, Christophe Blain.

Which famous people died on August 10, 1970?

Famous people died on August 10, 1970 include, Bernd-Alois Zimmermann.

What was the number one song in August 10, 1970?

The number one song in the week of August 10, 1970 was (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters in US and The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley in UK.

What were the top hits on August 10, 1970?

The top hits on August 10, 1970 were (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters, Make It With You by Bread, Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) by Stevie Wonder in US and The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley, Neanderthal Man by Hotlegs, Lola by The Kinks in UK.


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