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Sunday 20 December 1970

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole DeBoer and Tony Semple. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson. In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits. Rio Lobo, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Levaci.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1970 or at December 20 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Tales of Unease

Starring: Anthony Jackson, Ursula Mohan, Larry Dann, Janet Lees-Price

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Roads to Freedom

Starring: Michael Bryant, Daniel Massey, Alison Fiske, Rosemary Leach

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Timeslip

Written by: James Boswell, Ruth Boswell

Starring: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Menace

Starring: David Wood, John Wentworth, Sheila Fearn, Sheila Hancock

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Odd Couple

Written by: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall

Starring: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Rio Lobo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill

Country: United States

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El Topo

Directed by: Alexandro Jodorowsky

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, Jos Legarreta

Country: United States

Love Story

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal, John Marley

Country: United States

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Little Big Man

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George

Country: United States

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The AristoCats

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Sterling Holloway

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: The Buckleys
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: U.S. Inflation -- Dec. 14, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8208

Books

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

In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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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 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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Puppet On A Chain

By: Alistair MacLean

Fast breaking thriller--international agent in Holland on trail of vicious narcotics ring--action, tension, plot twists

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