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Thursday 20 August 1970

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jay McNeil and John D Carmack. 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 Up The Organization by Robert Townsend 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

Which were the important events of 20 August 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hildo Krop: Dutch architect specializing in bridges.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1970?

  • 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 ?

Up The Organization

By: Robert Townsend

Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association,

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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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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 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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