Friday October 16, 1970

US date format: 10/16/1970, UK date format: 16/10/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 16, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adrian Murrell and Zak Orth. 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 movies released in 1970 while Up The Organization by Robert Townsend was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Timeslip.
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Husbands

Directed by: John Cassavetes

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

Waterloo

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins

Country: United States of America

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Billy Wilder

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

Country: United States of America

The McKenzie Break

Directed by: Lamont Johnson

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

Blood Mania

Directed by: Robert Vincent O'Neill

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

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Historical Events

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  • In response to the October Crisis terrorist kidnapping, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau of Canada invokes the War Measures Act.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Timeslip

Written by: James Boswell, Ruth Boswell

Starring: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

UFO

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Sylvia Anderson

Starring: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Josie and the Pussycats

Directed by: Harry Elfont

Tales of Unease

Starring: Anthony Jackson, Ursula Mohan, Larry Dann, Janet Lees-Price

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Adventures of Rupert Bear

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Books

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

Up The Organization

By: Robert Townsend

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,

Inside The Third Reich

By: Albert Speer

Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally

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.

Calico Palace

By: Gwen Bristow

This thrilling story of the California gold rush is not about the forty-niners, the prospectors who came rushing to the San Francisco area in 1849, but about the men and women

The Wall Street Jungle

By: Richard Ney

The Wall Street Jungle [Jan 01, 1970] Ney, Richard ... B00005X4AX


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