Tuesday June 16, 1970

US date format: 6/16/1970, UK date format: 16/6/1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 16, 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 Phil Mickelson and Clifton Collins Jr. 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. The Conformist, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Irmãos Coragem.
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Historical Events

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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

Events

  • Kenneth A Gibson elected 1st black Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
  • Race riots in Miami, Florida.

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The Conformist

The Conformist

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Enzo Tarascio

Country: United States of America

Goin' Down the Road

Goin' Down the Road

Directed by: Donald Shebib

Starring: Doug McGrath, Paul Bradley, Jayne Eastwood, Cayle Chernin

The Virgin and the Gypsy

The Virgin and the Gypsy

Directed by: Christopher Miles

Starring: Joanna Shimkus, Franco Nero, Honor Blackman, Mark Burns

The Cross and the Switchblade

The Cross and the Switchblade

Directed by: Don Murray

Starring: Pat Boone, Erik Estrada, Jacqueline Giroux, Jo-Ann Robinson

The Boatniks

The Boatniks

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Robert Morse, Stefanie Powers, Phil Silvers, Norman Fell

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TV Series

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Irmãos Coragem

Irmãos Coragem

Villette

Villette

For the Love of Ada

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

Norman

Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

Ljubav na bracni nacin

Ljubav na bracni nacin

Starring: Ana Karic, Branko Plesa

Days to next June 16

If June 16, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 3 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 21 days.
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Books

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Love & Will by Rollo May

Love & Will

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"An extraordinary book on sex and civilization....An important contribution to contemporary morality."―Newsweek The heart of man's dilemma, according to Rollo May, is the failure to understand the real meaning of love and will, their source and interrelation.

Operation Overflight by Francis Gary Powers

Operation Overflight

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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:

The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

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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.

Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Up The Organization

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Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association,


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