Friday April 17, 1970

US date format: 4/17/1970, UK date format: 17/4/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 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 Redman (rapper) and Pascale Arbillot. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Sachaa Jhutha, directed by Manmohan Desai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching For the Love of Ada.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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Events

  • Apollo 13 limps back safely, Beech-built oxygen tank no help
  • Apollo program: The ill-fated Apollo 13 spacecraft returns to Earth safely.

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Movies

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Sachaa Jhutha

Sachaa Jhutha

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Vinod Khanna, Faryal

Hi, Mom!

Hi, Mom!

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Robert De Niro, Allen Garfield, Lara Parker, Charles Durning

In the Folds of the Flesh

In the Folds of the Flesh

Directed by: Sergio Bergonzelli

Starring: Eleonora Rossi Drago, Pier Angeli, Fernando Sancho, Alfredo Mayo

Eden and After

Eden and After

Directed by: Alain Robbe-Grillet

Starring: Catherine Jourdan, Pierre Zimmer, Richard Leduc, Lorraine Rainer

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, Linda Harrison

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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For the Love of Ada

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

Norman

Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

Fantom operety

Fantom operety

Nairn's Europe

Nairn's Europe

Mike and Bernie's Scene

Mike and Bernie's Scene

Days to next April 17

If April 17, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 5 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

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Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult

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.

The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss

The Selling Of The President 1968

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The Selling of the President 1968 by Joe McGinniss 1970 Mass Market Paperback

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.

Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser

Mary Queen Of Scots

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Author of Marie AntoinetteShe was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful. Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin promised to place a third glorious crown on her …

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 17, 1970?

On April 17, 1970 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 17, 1970?

On April 17, 1970 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 17, 1970?

On April 17, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 17, 1970?

On April 17, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 17, 1970?

On April 17, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 17, 1970?

On April 17, 1970 several famous people were born including, Redman (rapper), Pascale Arbillot, Tami Roman.

Which famous people died on April 17, 1970?

Famous people died on April 17, 1970 include, Sergei U S Aleksi.

What was the number one song in April 17, 1970?

The number one song in the week of April 17, 1970 was Let It Be by The Beatles in US and Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel in UK.

What were the top hits on April 17, 1970?

The top hits on April 17, 1970 were Let It Be by The Beatles, ABC by The Jackson 5, Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum in US and Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel, All Kinds Of Everything by Dana, Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum in UK.


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