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Wednesday August 12, 1970

US date format: 8/12/1970, UK date format: 12/8/1970

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles Mesure and Hidetaka Yoshioka. 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 Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Irmãos Coragem.
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House of Dark Shadows

Directed by: Dan Curtis

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

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Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

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

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Soldier Blue

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

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

Country: United States of America

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Lovers and Other Strangers

Directed by: Cy Howard

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

Country: United States of America

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The McMasters

Directed by: Alf Kjellin

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

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Irmãos Coragem

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  • Curt Flood loses his $41 million antitrust suit against baseball

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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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Human Sexual Inadequacy

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

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.

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Such Good Friends

By: Lois Gould


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By: Kenneth Clark

48 pages in full color of Civilisation

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