Thursday October 15, 1970

US date format: 10/15/1970, UK date format: 15/10/1970

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on October 15, 1970, here's what our experts found out: it was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac and Moon Sign on October 15, 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 Zak Orth and Jon Seda. 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 movie released in 1970 while Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling book.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • Bridge over Yarra River in Melbourne crashes; killing 35
  • Russian passenger flight hijacked to Turkey
  • Anwar Sadat elected President of Egypt
  • Baltimore Orioles beat Cincinnati Reds, four games to one in 67th World Series.
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Movies

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Husbands

Husbands

Release year: 1970

Directed by: John Cassavetes

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

Waterloo

Waterloo

Release year: 1970

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

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Billy Wilder

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

Country: United States of America

The McKenzie Break

The McKenzie Break

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

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

Blood Mania

Blood Mania

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Robert Vincent O'Neill

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

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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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 15, 1970?

On October 15, 1970 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 15, 1970?

On October 15, 1970 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 15, 1970?

On October 15, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 15, 1970?

On October 15, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 15, 1970?

On October 15, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 15, 1970?

On October 15, 1970 several famous people were born including, Zak Orth, Jon Seda, Eric Benet.

What was the number one song in October 15, 1970?

The number one song in the week of October 15, 1970 was I'll Be There by Jackson 5 in US and Band Of Gold by Freda Payne in UK.

What were the top hits on October 15, 1970?

The top hits on October 15, 1970 were I'll Be There by Jackson 5, Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond, Green-Eyed Lady by Sugarloaf in US and Band Of Gold by Freda Payne, Black Night by Deep Purple, You Can Get It If You Really Want by Desmond Dekker in UK.