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Friday 18 September 1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aisha Tyler and Michela Rocco di Torrepadula. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross. In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits. Tora! Tora! Tora!, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Odd Couple.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Martin Balsam, S Yamamura, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Five Easy Pieces

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush

Country: United States

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Lovers and Other Strangers

Directed by: Cy Howard

Starring: Gig Young, Bea Arthur, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Soldier Blue

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States

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The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Tamao Nakamura

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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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Shadows of Fear

Starring: Ray Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 September 1970 ?

  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Aisha Tyler: American actress and comedian.
  • Michela Rocco di Torrepadula
  • Darren Gough: British athlete, a cricket player.
  • Didier Rous: French road bicycle racer, whose wins include a stage of the Tour de France (1997), French National Road Race Champion (2001, 2003) and Grand Prix du Midi Libre (2000).
  • Dan Eldon: English photographer and journalist (d. 1993).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jimi Hendrix: American musician, singer and guitarist who became a rock superstar.
  • Jimi Hendrix dies in London of drug related complications.

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Sport Games on 18 September 1970

American Football
  • St. Louis Cardinals - Los Angeles Rams : 13 - 34
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Lord Won'T Mind

By: Gordon Merrick

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

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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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The Wall Street Jungle

By: Richard Ney

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

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The Secret Woman

By: Victoria Holt

With Over 100 Million Copies Sold, Victoria Holt is the Queen of Gothic Romance"I shall be back," he said"When?""Perhaps sooner than you think."He

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