Friday May 15, 1970

US date format: 5/15/1970, UK date format: 15/5/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Desmond Howard and Brad Rowe. 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. Two Mules for Sister Sara, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching For the Love of Ada.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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Events

  • Mississippi Highway Patrol kills 2 at Jackson State College
  • Elizabeth Hoisington and Anna Mae Mays named first female US generals.
  • President Richard Nixon appoints Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington the first female United States Army Generals.
  • Philip Lafayette Gibbs and James Earl Green are killed at Jackson State University by police during student protests.

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Movies

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Two Mules for Sister Sara

Two Mules for Sister Sara

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

Country: United States of America

Cotton Comes to Harlem

Cotton Comes to Harlem

Directed by: Ossie Davis

Starring: Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, Calvin Lockhart, Judy Pace

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Directed by: Stuart Burge

Starring: Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson

The Grasshopper

The Grasshopper

Directed by: Jerry Paris

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jim Brown, Joseph Cotten, Corbett Monica

The Losers

The Losers

Directed by: Jack Starrett

Starring: William Smith, Bernie Hamilton, Adam Roarke, Houston Savage

TV Series

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For the Love of Ada

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

Norman

Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

Tarbuck's Luck

Tarbuck's Luck

Otto, der Klavierstimmer

Otto, der Klavierstimmer

Treffpunkte

Treffpunkte

Days to next May 15

If May 15, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 4 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss

The Selling Of The President 1968

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The Selling of the President 1968 by Joe McGinniss 1970 Mass Market Paperback

Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser

Mary Queen Of Scots

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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 …

Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene

Travels With My Aunt

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"I met Aunt Augusta for the first time at my mother's funeral..." Described by Graham Greene as "the only book I have written just for the fun of it," Travels with My

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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