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Saturday August 15, 1970

US date format: 8/15/1970, UK date format: 15/8/1970

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Anderson and Kevin Cheng. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. House of Dark Shadows, directed by Dan Curtis, 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 Irmãos Coragem.
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Movies

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House of Dark Shadows

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Roger Davis

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WUSA

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Perkins, Laurence Harvey

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Soldier Blue

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence, John Anderson

Country: United States of America

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Lovers and Other Strangers

Directed by: Cy Howard

Starring: Gig Young, Bea Arthur, Bonnie Bedelia, Michael Brandon

Country: United States of America

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The McMasters

Directed by: Alf Kjellin

Starring: Burl Ives, Brock Peters, David Carradine, Nancy Kwan

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TV Series

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Irmãos Coragem

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Villette

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Patricia Palinkas becomes 1st woman pro football player (Orlando)

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Books

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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 Lord Won'T Mind

By: Gordon Merrick

Prior to the publication of this beloved novel, nearly every gay novel and play seemed to end in suicide--or at least deep despair.

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Mary Queen Of Scots

By: Antonia Fraser

Author of Marie AntoinetteShe was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful. Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin promised to place a third glorious crown on her …

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Human Sexual Inadequacy

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

The innovative program described in this book revolutionizes the the treatment of sexual dysfunction. During eleven years of daily clinical work, more than five hundred couples have been treated at Masters and Johnson's Reproductive Biology Research Foundation in St.

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