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Wednesday 17 June 1970

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arnold Ale and Ron "Popeye" Jones. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles. 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 Up The Organization by Robert Townsend was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shadows of Fear.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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Dekirukana

Starring: Ei Takami, Minori Matsushima, Junko Hori, Noriko Tsukase

Country: Japan

The Adventures of Parsley

Starring: Gordon Rollings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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 June 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Facts:
  • Edwin Land patents Polaroid camera

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  • Time: Alan Arkin in a scene from Nichols' film of Catch-22
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8182
  • Life: Palestinian training camp for kids

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,

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Love And Will

By: Rollo May

"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

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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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Mary Queen Of Scots

By: Antonia Fraser

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

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