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 zodiac on October 16, 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 Mehmet Scholl and Adrian Murrell. 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 Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Timeslip.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • In response to the October Crisis terrorist kidnapping, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau of Canada invokes the War Measures Act.
  • October Crisis: The Canadian government declares a state of emergency and outlaws the Quebec Liberation Front.
  • October Crisis: Pierre Laporte is found murdered in south Montreal.
  • A cholera epidemic breaks out in Istanbul.
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Movies

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Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Five Easy Pieces

Five Easy Pieces

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, Fannie Flagg

Country: United States of America

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Directed by: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda

Starring: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Country: United States of America

Husbands

Husbands

Directed by: John Cassavetes

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

Waterloo

Waterloo

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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UFO

UFO

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Timeslip

Timeslip

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Josie and the Pussycats

Josie and the Pussycats

Directed by: Harry Elfont

Creature Features

Creature Features

Starring: Marty McNeely

Country: United States of America

Die Journalistin

Die Journalistin

Starring: Marianne Koch, Bruce Low, Horst Frank, Wolfram Schaerf

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Books

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Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw

Rich Man, Poor Man

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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 16, 1970?

On October 16, 1970 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 16, 1970?

On October 16, 1970 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 16, 1970?

On October 16, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 16, 1970?

On October 16, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 16, 1970?

On October 16, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 16, 1970?

On October 16, 1970 several famous people were born including, Adrian Murrell, Mehmet Scholl, Tom Williams.

What was the number one song in October 16, 1970?

The number one song in the week of October 16, 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 16, 1970?

The top hits on October 16, 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.