Tuesday May 19, 1970

US date format: 5/19/1970, UK date format: 19/5/1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 19, 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 Alison Elliott and Choi Kyung-Ju. In that special week of May people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. The Strawberry Statement, directed by Stuart Hagmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Villette.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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Movies

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The Strawberry Statement

The Strawberry Statement

Directed by: Stuart Hagmann

Starring: Bruce Davison, Kim Darby, Bud Cort, Murray MacLeod

Pufnstuf

Pufnstuf

Directed by: Hollingsworth Morse

Starring: Jack Wild, Billie Hayes, Martha Raye, Cass Elliot

A Day at the Beach

A Day at the Beach

Directed by: Simon Hesera

Starring: Mark Burns, Beatie Edney, Fiona Lewis, Maurice Roëves

Two Mules for Sister Sara

Two Mules for Sister Sara

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

Country: United States of America

Cotton Comes to Harlem

Cotton Comes to Harlem

Directed by: Ossie Davis

Starring: Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, Calvin Lockhart, Judy Pace

TV Series

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Villette

Villette

For the Love of Ada

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

Norman

Norman

Directed by: Jonathan Segal

Al filo de lo imposible

Al filo de lo imposible

Starring: Antonio Ferrandis, Agustín González, Jacinto Martín, Juanjo Menéndez

Country: Spain

La femme en blanc

La femme en blanc

Days to next May 19

If May 19, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 4 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell

Great Lion Of God

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This classic, epic novel by the acclaimed novelist Caldwell, is a fascinating, moving and spiritual story about St. Paul, and the life and times of the Jews, Romans and early Christians

A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel

A Beggar In Jerusalem

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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

Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser

Mary Queen Of Scots

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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 promised to place a third glorious crown on her …

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

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Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 19, 1970?

On May 19, 1970 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is May 19, 1970?

On May 19, 1970 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 19, 1970?

On May 19, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 19, 1970?

On May 19, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 19, 1970?

On May 19, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 19, 1970?

On May 19, 1970 several famous people were born including, Alison Elliott, Choi Kyung-Ju, Jason Gray-Stanford.

What was the number one song in May 19, 1970?

The number one song in the week of May 19, 1970 was American Woman by The Guess Who in US and Back Home by England World Cup Squad in UK.

What were the top hits on May 19, 1970?

The top hits on May 19, 1970 were American Woman by The Guess Who, Vehicle by The Ides Of March, Turn Back The Hands Of Time by Tyrone Davis in US and Back Home by England World Cup Squad, Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum, All Kinds Of Everything by Dana in UK.


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