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Sunday 19 April 1970

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 19, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luis Miguel and Fumito Ueda. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Sachaa Jhutha, directed by Manmohan Desai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching For the Love of Ada.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sachaa Jhutha

Directed by: Manmohan Desai

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Mumtaz, Vinod Khanna, Faryal

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Hi, Mom!

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Robert De Niro, Allen Garfield, Lara Parker, Charles Durning

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In the Folds of the Flesh

Directed by: Sergio Bergonzelli

Starring: Eleonora Rossi Drago, Pier Angeli, Fernando Sancho, Alfredo Mayo

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A Swedish Love Story

Directed by: Roy Andersson

Starring: Ann-Sofie Kylin, Rolf Sohlman, Anita Lindblom, Bertil Norström

Country: United States

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Eden and After

Directed by: Alain Robbe-Grillet

Starring: Catherine Jourdan, Pierre Zimmer, Richard Leduc, Lorraine Rainer

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TV Series

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

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

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Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1970 ?

  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
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  • Look to the Lilies closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 25 performances
  • Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational.
  • 24th Tony Awards: Borstal Boy and Applause win.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 19, 1970 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. The Beatles - Let It Be
  2. The Jackson 5 - ABC
  3. Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum
  4. Instant Karma (We All Shine On) - John Ono Lennon
  5. Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse
  6. Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
  7. Badfinger - Come And Get It
  8. Love Or Let Me Be Lonely - The Friends Of Distinction
  9. The Guess Who - American Woman
  10. Up The Ladder To The Roof - The Supremes
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Jackson 5 - ABC
  2. Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
  3. Call Me - Aretha Franklin
  4. You're The One-Part II - Little Sister
  5. Up The Ladder To The Roof - The Supremes
  6. Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Gotta Hold On To This Feeling
  7. The Bells - The Originals
  8. You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You) - Gladys Knight And The Pips
  9. Love On A Two-Way Street - The Moments
  10. It's A New Day (Part 1) & (Part 2) - James Brown
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
  2. All Kinds Of Everything - Dana
  3. Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum
  4. Can't Help Falling In Love - Andy Williams
  5. Knock Knock Who's There - Mary Hopkin


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

The House On The Strand

By: Daphne du Maurier

In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

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A Beggar In Jerusalem

By: Elie Wiesel

When the Six-Day War began, Elie Wiesel rushed to Israel. "I went to Jerusalem because I had to go somewhere, I had to leave the present and bring it back to

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Ruffles And Flourishes

By: Liz Carpenter

A memoir of her service as a vice presidential aide and her White House years as Mrs. Johnson's staff director and press secretary.

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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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