Friday July 17, 1970

US date format: 7/17/1970, UK date format: 17/7/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 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 Mandy Smith and Alexandra Pascalidou. 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. The Mind of Mr. Soames, directed by Alan Cooke, 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 Irmãos Coragem.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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The Mind of Mr. Soames

The Mind of Mr. Soames

Directed by: Alan Cooke

Starring: Terence Stamp, Robert Vaughn, Nigel Davenport, Christian Roberts

Move

Move

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Elliott Gould, Paula Prentiss, Geneviève Waïte, John Larch

Hoffman

Hoffman

Directed by: Alvin Rakoff

Starring: Peter Sellers, Sinéad Cusack, Jeremy Bulloch, Ruth Dunning

Cromwell

Cromwell

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin

Joe

Joe

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Peter Boyle, Dennis Patrick, Susan Sarandon, Patrick McDermott

TV Series

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Irmãos Coragem

Irmãos Coragem

Villette

Villette

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Faça Humor, Não Faça Guerra

Faça Humor, Não Faça Guerra

Prune

Prune

Days to next July 17

If July 17, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 2 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 19 days.
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Books

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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,

Such Good Friends by Lois Gould

Such Good Friends

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

The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick

The Lord Won'T Mind

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Prior to the publication of this beloved novel, nearly every gay novel and play seemed to end in suicide--or at least deep despair.

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 July 17, 1970?

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

What zodiac sign is July 17, 1970?

On July 17, 1970 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 17, 1970?

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

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

On July 17, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 17, 1970?

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

Which famous people are born on July 17, 1970?

On July 17, 1970 several famous people were born including, Mandy Smith, Alexandra Pascalidou, Jang Hyun-sung.

Which famous people died on July 17, 1970?

Famous people died on July 17, 1970 include, Juano Hernandez.

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

The number one song in the week of July 17, 1970 was Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night in US and In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry in UK.

What were the top hits on July 17, 1970?

The top hits on July 17, 1970 were Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night, The Love You Save by The Jackson 5, (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters in US and In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry, All Right Now by Free, Up Around The Bend by Creedence Clearwater Revival in UK.


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