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Thursday 14 May 1970

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sylvester Stanley and Natasha Ryan in Los Angeles. 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. The Ballad of Cable Hogue, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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 A Family at War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

A Family at War

Written by: John Finch

Starring: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Leslie Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Adventures of Parsley

Starring: Gordon Rollings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Woodlanders

Starring: Felicity Kendal, David Burke, Annette Robertson, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Ballad of Cable Hogue

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner

Country: United States

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A Man Called Horse

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon

Country: United States

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Colossus: The Forbin Project

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent

Country: United States

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The Sicilian Clan

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, Lino Ventura

Country: United States

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Women in Love

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Billie Burke: Comedienne (Glinda-Wizard of Oz), dies at 84.
Facts:
  • Cops kill 2 students in racial disturbance (Jackson State University, Mississippi)
  • New York City local newspaper Our Town begins publishing
  • RAF-leader Andreas Baader freed after serving 2 years in West Berlin
  • Police kill two students in racial disturbance (Jackson State University, Mississippi).
  • Harry A Blackmun appointed to the US Supreme Court.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1970?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cambodian Invasion -- May 11, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8177
  • Life: VicePresident Spiro Agnew

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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The French Lieutenant'S Woman

By: John Fowles

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.

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The House On The Strand

By: Daphne du Maurier

In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

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Puppet On A Chain

By: Alistair MacLean

Fast breaking thriller--international agent in Holland on trail of vicious narcotics ring--action, tension, plot twists

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