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Tuesday 12 May 1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Samantha Mathis and Jim Furyk. In that special week of May people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. Two Mules for Sister Sara, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching For the Love of Ada.
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Movies

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Two Mules for Sister Sara

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

Country: United States

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Cotton Comes to Harlem

Directed by: Ossie Davis

Starring: Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, Calvin Lockhart, Judy Pace

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Julius Caesar

Directed by: Stuart Burge

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson

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The Grasshopper

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jim Brown, Joseph Cotten, Corbett Monica

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The Losers

Directed by: Jack Starrett

Starring: William Smith, Bernie Hamilton, Adam Roarke, Houston Savage

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TV Series

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For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

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Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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A Hora de Almoço

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Otto, der Klavierstimmer

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Leonie "Nelly" Sachs: German / Swedish Poet (Nobel 1966), dies at 78.
  • Wladyslaw Anders: Polish military figure, General in the Polish Army and later in life a politician with the Polish government-in-exile in London.
  • Nelly Sachs: Jewish German poet and playwright whose experiences resulting from the rise of the Nazis in World War II Europe transformed her into a poignant spokeswoman for the grief and yearnings of her fellow Jews.
Facts:
  • KTVM TV channel 6 in Butte, MT (NBC / ABC) begins broadcasting
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Race riots in Augusta, Georgia, USA; six blacks killed (5 by police).
  • Harry A Blackmun is confirmed as a justice on the US Supreme Court.

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Books

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The Selling Of The President 1968

By: Joe McGinniss

THE SELLING OF THE PRESIDENT 1968.

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