Saturday September 12, 1970

US date format: 9/12/1970, UK date format: 12/9/1970

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 12, 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 Pierre Laigle and Robert Werdann. In that special week of September people in US were listening to War by Edwin Starr. In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits. Tora! Tora! Tora!, directed by Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Wall Street Jungle by Richard Ney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching UFO.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
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Events

  • 1st Concorde lands at Heathrow airport
  • Luna 16 Launch (Moon Sample Return)
  • Phyllis Ann George (Texas), 21, crowned 43rd Miss America 1971
  • Supersonic airliner Concorde lands for 1st time at Heathrow airport
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Movies

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Tora! Tora! Tora!

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Directed by: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda

Starring: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Country: United States of America

Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Charles Boyer, Mildred Natwick

Country: United States of America

Come Have Coffee with Us

Come Have Coffee with Us

Directed by: Alberto Lattuada

Starring: Ugo Tognazzi, Francesca Romana Coluzzi, Angela Goodwin, Milena Vukotic

The Buttercup Chain

The Buttercup Chain

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Hywel Bennett, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jane Asher, Sven-Bertil Taube

Five Easy Pieces

Five Easy Pieces

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, Fannie Flagg

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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UFO

UFO

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Starring: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Josie and the Pussycats

Josie and the Pussycats

Directed by: Harry Elfont

Irmãos Coragem

Irmãos Coragem

NFL Monday Night Football

NFL Monday Night Football

Starring: Frank Gifford, Al Michaels, Dan Dierdorf, Howard Cosell

Country: United States of America

The Young Rebels

The Young Rebels

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Starring: Richard Ely, Louis Gossett Jr., Alex Henteloff, Hilary Thompson

Country: United States of America

Days to next September 12

If September 12, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Wall Street Jungle by Richard Ney

The Wall Street Jungle

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The Wall Street Jungle [Jan 01, 1970] Ney, Richard ... B00005X4AX

Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Up The Organization

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Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association,

Sexual Politics by Kate Millett

Sexual Politics

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"Praised and denounced when it was first published in 1970, "Sexual Politics" not only explored history but also became part of it.

The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave

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Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

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


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