Wednesday October 14, 1970

US date format: 10/14/1970, UK date format: 14/10/1970

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 14, 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 Daniela Peštová and Jim Jackson. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. Husbands, directed by John Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Timeslip.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
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Events

  • 4th Country Music Association Award: Merle Haggard wins
  • Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Buffalo Braves in their first game 107-92.
  • A Chinese nuclear test is conducted in Lop Nor.
  • In Egypt, a referendum supports Anwar Sadat 90.04%.
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Movies

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Husbands

Husbands

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, Jenny Runacre

Waterloo

Waterloo

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins

Country: United States of America

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page

Country: United States of America

The McKenzie Break

The McKenzie Break

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

Starring: Brian Keith, Helmut Griem, Ian Hendry, Jack Watson

Blood Mania

Blood Mania

Directed by: Robert Vincent O'Neill

Starring: Peter Carpenter, Maria De Aragon, Vicki Peters, Reagan Wilson

TV Series

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Timeslip

Timeslip

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Starring: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Tales of Unease

Tales of Unease

Starring: Anthony Jackson, Ursula Mohan, Larry Dann, Janet Lees-Price

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Adventures of Rupert Bear

The Adventures of Rupert Bear

Days to next October 14

If October 14, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 11 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw

Rich Man, Poor Man

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Vintage TV tie-in paperback

Papillon by Henri Charriere

Papillon

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Henri Charrière, called "Papillon," for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 of a murder he did not commit.

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.

God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield

God Is An Englishman

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This bestselling novel set in the ruthless world of Victorian commerce follows the fortunes of Adam Swann, a scion of an Army family and veteran of campaigns in the Crimea and

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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