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Thursday 15 January 1970

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michele Granger and Elroy Kromheer. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Angels and Demons, directed by Carlos Hugo Christensen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Present At The Creation by Dean Acheson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Paris 7000.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

Fiskal

Starring: Ugljesa Kojadinovic, Ratko Buljan, Spiro Guberina, Ljubica Jovic

Kolumbowie

Starring: Barbara Burska, Dariusz Domagala, Andrzej Jurga, Lech Adamowski

Country: Poland

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Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

Carrascolendas

Starring: Lizanne Brazell, Mike Gomez, Agapito Leal, Dyana Ortelli

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Punch Bowl

Directed by: Helmut Weiss

Starring: Heinz Rhmann, Karin Himboldt, Hilde Sessak

Country: United States

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Topaz

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon

Country: United States

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Anne of the Thousand Days

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Richard Burton, Genevive Bujold, Irene Papas

Country: United States

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On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Directed by: Peter Hunt

Starring: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

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The Damned

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ingrid Thulin, Helmut Griem

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Facts:
  • Republic Biafra disbands, joins Nigeria.
  • Milwaukee Brewers make their first trade (with Oakland Athletics).
  • Muammar al-Qaddafi is proclaimed premier of Libya.
  • Nigerian Civil War: After a 32-month fight for independence from Nigeria, Biafra surrenders.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Band -- Jan. 12, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8160
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Middle Americans, Man/Woman of the Year -- Jan. 5, 1970

Books

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

Present At The Creation

By: Dean Acheson

With deft portraits of many world figures, Dean Acheson analyzes the processes of policy making, the necessity for decision, and the role of power and initiative in matters of state.

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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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In Someones Shadow

By: Rod McKuen

In Someone's Shadow, by McKuen, Rod

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Puppet On A Chain

By: Alistair MacLean

From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time classic.Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king.With

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