Wednesday February 18, 1970

US date format: 2/18/1970, UK date format: 18/2/1970

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 18, 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 Laure Marsac and Andy Williams (Doves). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) by Sly & the Family Stone. In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits. Airport, directed by George Seaton, Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)

Events

  • Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot
  • US President Richard Nixon launches "Nixon-doctrine".
  • A jury finds the Chicago Seven defendants not guilty of conspiring to incite a riot, in charges stemming from the violence at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Five of the defendants are found guilty on the lesser charge of crossing state lines to incite a riot.

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Airport

Airport

Directed by: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Jean Seberg

Country: United States of America

Loving

Loving

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: George Segal, Eva Marie Saint, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Le Boucher

Le Boucher

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia, Pascal Ferone

The Wild Child

The Wild Child

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno, Eva Renzi

Country: United States of America

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Atakku no. 1

Atakku no. 1

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

Look, Stranger

Look, Stranger

Directed by: Arielle Javitch

The Misfit

The Misfit

Inconquistable Viviana Hortiguera

Inconquistable Viviana Hortiguera

Days to next February 18

If February 18, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 7 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 21 days.
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Books

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Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene

Travels With My Aunt

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"I met Aunt Augusta for the first time at my mother's funeral..." Described by Graham Greene as "the only book I have written just for the fun of it," Travels with My

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.

Fire From Heaven by Mary Renault

Fire From Heaven

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“Written with her usual vigor and imagination...Mary Renault has a great talent.”–The New York Times Book ReviewAlexander’s beauty, strength, and defiance were apparent from birth, but his boyhood honed those gifts

Mr. Sammlers Planet by Saul Bellow

Mr. Sammlers Planet

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“An enduring testament and prophecy.” –Chicago Sun-Times Mr. Artur Sammler, Holocaust survivor, intellectual, and occasional lecturer at Columbia University in 1960s New York City, is a “registrar of madness,” a refined

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 18, 1970?

On February 18, 1970 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 18, 1970?

On February 18, 1970 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 18, 1970?

On February 18, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 18, 1970?

On February 18, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 18, 1970?

On February 18, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 18, 1970?

On February 18, 1970 several famous people were born including, Laure Marsac, Andy Williams (Doves), Andy Williams.

Which famous people died on February 18, 1970?

Famous people died on February 18, 1970 include, Desiderius A Stracke.

What was the number one song in February 18, 1970?

The number one song in the week of February 18, 1970 was Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) by Sly & the Family Stone in US and Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse in UK.

What were the top hits on February 18, 1970?

The top hits on February 18, 1970 were Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) by Sly & the Family Stone, Hey There Lonely Girl by Eddie Holman, Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel in US and Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse, Let's Work Together by Canned Heat, Leavin' On A Jet Plane by Peter Paul & Mary in UK.


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