Friday June 12, 1970

US date format: 6/12/1970, UK date format: 12/6/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 12, 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 Lee Mayberry and Rick Hoffman. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Kelly's Heroes, directed by Brian G. Hutton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Villette.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
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Events

  • Pittsburgh Pirates' player Dock Ellis no-hits San Diego Padres, 2-0.
  • N.D.F.L.O.A.G. guerrillas attack military garrisons at Izki and Nizwa in Oman.

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Movies

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Kelly's Heroes

Kelly's Heroes

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States of America

Catch-22

Catch-22

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel

Country: United States of America

Chisum

Chisum

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson

Country: United States of America

Myra Breckinridge

Myra Breckinridge

Directed by: Michael Sarne

Starring: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch, Rex Reed

Country: United States of America

Blind Woman's Curse

Blind Woman's Curse

Directed by: Teruo Ishii

Starring: Meiko Kaji, Hoki Tokuda, Makoto Satô, Hideo Sunazuka

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TV Series

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Villette

Villette

For the Love of Ada

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

Norman

Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

Le service des affaires classées

Le service des affaires classées

Happy Days

Happy Days

Days to next June 12

If June 12, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 3 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

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.

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

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Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult

The Value Of Nothing by John Weitz

The Value Of Nothing

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Here is the world of haute couture, racing cars, Seventh Avenue, Palm Beach, Sebring, New York, where the Beautiful People - and their vultures and hangers-on - pretend to live.


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