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Tuesday 16 June 1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Husted and Phil A Mickelson. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Kelly's Heroes, directed by Brian G. Hutton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Gang That Couldn'T Shoot Straight by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shadows of Fear.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Shadows of Fear

Starring: Ray Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Al filo de lo imposible

Starring: Antonio Ferrandis, Agustín González, Jacinto Martín, Juanjo Menéndez

Country: Spain

A Family at War

Written by: John Finch

Starring: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Leslie Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dekirukana

Starring: Ei Takami, Minori Matsushima, Junko Hori, Noriko Tsukase

Country: Japan

The Adventures of Parsley

Starring: Gordon Rollings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Kelly's Heroes

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles

Country: United States

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Two Mules for Sister Sara

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manuel Fbregas

Country: United States

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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno

Country: United States

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The Out of Towners

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron

Country: United States

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 June 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michael Husted: NFL place kicker (Tampa Bay Bucs).
  • Phil A Mickelson: San Diego, California -- PGA golfer (1991 Northern Telecom).
  • Clifton Collins Jr: American actor.
  • Fabio Maj: Italian member of the Men's Ski Team at the 2002 Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan, and won a Silver medal for cross-country skiing.
  • Phil Mickelson: American professional golfer, winner of the 2004 and 2006 Masters tournaments, the Professional Golf Association Championship in 2005 and the U. S. Amateur tournament in 1990.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Kenneth A Gibson elected 1st black Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
  • Race riots in Miami, Florida.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Alan Arkin in a scene from Nichols' film of Catch-22
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8182
  • Life: Palestinian training camp for kids

Books

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

The Gang That Couldn'T Shoot Straight

By: Jimmy Breslin

It was a big bestseller when it was originally published in 1969. It became a major motion picture that provided Robert DeNiro with his first film role.

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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

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Operation Overflight

By: Francis Gary Powers

For the first time since his release from a Russian prison in 1962, pilot Francis Gary Powers reveals the full story of the most sensational espionage case in Cold War history:

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Great Lion Of God

By: Taylor Caldwell

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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