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Sunday August 16, 1970

US date format: 8/16/1970, UK date format: 16/8/1970

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ness (TV host) and Fabio Casartelli. 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 Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Irmãos Coragem.
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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:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • 52nd PGA Championship: Dave Stockton shoots 279 at Southern Hills, Oklahoma
  • Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cincinnati Golf Open

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Books

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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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The Crystal Cave

By: Mary Stewart

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.

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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 Secret Woman

By: Victoria Holt

With Over 100 Million Copies Sold, Victoria Holt is the Queen of Gothic Romance"I shall be back," he said"When?""Perhaps sooner than you think."He

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