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Sunday 18 October 1970

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marc Recha and Bob Kennedy. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. The Conformist, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roads to Freedom.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Vampire Lovers

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Ingrid Pitt, George Cole, Kate O'Mara

Country: United States

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The Conformist

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo

Starring: Marlon Brando, Evaristo Mrquez, Norman Hill

Country: United States

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The Baby Maker

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Sam Groom

Country: United States

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Tora! Tora! Tora!

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Martin Balsam, S Yamamura, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Written by: James Boswell, Ruth Boswell

Starring: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: David Wood, John Wentworth, Sheila Fearn, Sheila Hancock

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Odd Couple

Written by: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall

Starring: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro

Country: United States

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Mary Tyler Moore

Written by: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Gavin MacLeod, Edward Asner, Ted Knight

Country: United States

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Written by: Gerry Anderson, Sylvia Anderson

Starring: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 1970 ?

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
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  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
  • Sachio Kinugasa begins 2,215 cons game streak for Hiroshima Carp

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Sport Games on 18 October 1970

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Denver Broncos : 10 - 24
  • Baltimore Colts - New York Jets : 29 - 22
  • Dallas Cowboys - Minnesota Vikings : 13 - 54
  • Detroit Lions - Cleveland Browns : 41 - 24
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Life magazine


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Islands In The Stream

By: Ernest Hemingway

A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER FICTION WRITER First published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

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Calico Palace

By: Gwen Bristow

This thrilling story of the California gold rush is not about the forty-niners, the prospectors who came rushing to the San Francisco area in 1849, but about the men and women

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The Wall Street Jungle

By: Richard Ney

The Wall Street Jungle [Jan 01, 1970] Ney, Richard ... B00005X4AX

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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

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