Friday December 11, 1970

US date format: 12/11/1970, UK date format: 11/12/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 11, 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 Grégori Baquet and Ewen Bremner. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson. In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits. My Name Is Trinity, directed by Enzo Barboni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • John Lennon releases an album that contains songs with word fuck
  • Start of the first Test match at the WACA, versus England.

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Movies

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My Name Is Trinity

My Name Is Trinity

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Steffen Zacharias, Dan Sturkie

Country: United States of America

Donkey Skin

Donkey Skin

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin, Micheline Presle

Little Big Man

Little Big Man

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

El Topo

El Topo

Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau

Country: United States of America

Companeros

Companeros

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Jack Palance, Fernando Rey

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TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Timeslip

Timeslip

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Starring: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Pan Tau

Pan Tau

The Psychiatrist

The Psychiatrist

Man at the Top

Man at the Top

Days to next December 11

If December 11, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 9 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer

Inside The Third Reich

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Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally

The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America

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The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

Crime In America by Ramsey Clark

Crime In America

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Crime In America: Observations On Its Nature, Causes, Prevention by Clark, Ramsey

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

Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw

Rich Man, Poor Man

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Vintage TV tie-in paperback

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 11, 1970?

On December 11, 1970 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 11, 1970?

On December 11, 1970 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 11, 1970?

On December 11, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 11, 1970?

On December 11, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 11, 1970?

On December 11, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 11, 1970?

On December 11, 1970 several famous people were born including, Grégori Baquet, Ewen Bremner, Errict Rhett.

What was the number one song in December 11, 1970?

The number one song in the week of December 11, 1970 was The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds in UK.

What were the top hits on December 11, 1970?

The top hits on December 11, 1970 were The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson, I Think I Love You by The Partridge Family, Gypsy Woman by Brian Hyland in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds, When I'm Dead And Gone by McGuinness Flint, Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond in UK.


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