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Wednesday 19 August 1970

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ludovic Bource and Gérald Véniard. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Make It With You by Bread. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Soldier Blue, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ljubav na seoski nacin.
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TV Series

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Ljubav na seoski nacin

Starring: Dragan Zaric, Miodrag 'Ckalja' Petrovic, Ratko Saric, Zika Milenkovic

La brigade des maléfices

Starring: Léo Campion, Marc Lamole, Jacques François, Jean-Claude Ballard

Country: France

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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Ljubav na bracni nacin

Starring: Ana Karic, Branko Plesa

Shadows of Fear

Starring: Ray Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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Performance

Directed by: Donald Cammell

Starring: James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg

Country: United States

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The Swimming Pool

Directed by: Jacques Deray

Starring: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ludovic Bource: French composer of original films soundtracks, particularly "the Artist" for which he won the Cesar, the Golden Globe, and the Oscar, in 2012.
  • Gérald Véniard: French yachtsman, a professional skipper.
  • Fat Joe: American rapper.
  • Jeff Tam: American baseball player.
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Magazine Covers

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  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Generation Gap -- Aug. 17, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8191
  • Life: Summer nomads America travels

Books

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

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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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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Human Sexual Inadequacy

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

The innovative program described in this book revolutionizes the the treatment of sexual dysfunction. During eleven years of daily clinical work, more than five hundred couples have been treated at Masters

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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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