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Friday 17 July 1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bronwyn Roye . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Myra Breckinridge, directed by Michael Sarne, 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 Ace of Wands.
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 ?

Ace of Wands

Written by: Trevor Preston

Starring: Michael MacKenzie, Roy Holder, Petra Markham, Fred Owl

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Ljubav na bracni nacin

Starring: Ana Karic, Branko Plesa

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Chisum

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George

Country: United States

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Myra Breckinridge

Directed by: Michael Sarne

Starring: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch

Country: United States

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Catch-22

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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Facts:
  • Ralph Baer demonstrates his television video game system to Magnavox. Despite a lack of interest from most Magnavox engineers, Bill Enders negotiates an exclusive license to manufacture and distribute the system, and sublicense Sanders Associates' patents on the technology.
  • 30,000 attend Randall's Island Rock Festival, New York City.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Ted Rose and Joan Kennedy
  • Time: Washington DC police chief Jerry Vernon Wilson
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8186

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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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.

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Such Good Friends

By: Lois Gould

HARDCOVER......NO DJ, BOOK IN EXCELLENT CONDITION......NO MARKS, TEARS OR WEAR.....WILL SHIP WITHIN 24 HOURS.....CP5

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