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Saturday 20 June 1970

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Prince Moulay and Bruce Woodcock. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Myra Breckinridge, directed by Michael Sarne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Gang That Couldn'T Shoot Straight by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shadows of Fear.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Shadows of Fear

Starring: Ray Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Al filo de lo imposible

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

Country: Spain

A Family at War

Written by: John Finch

Starring: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Leslie Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dekirukana

Starring: Ei Takami, Minori Matsushima, Junko Hori, Noriko Tsukase

Country: Japan

The Adventures of Parsley

Starring: Gordon Rollings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Chisum

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George

Country: United States

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Myra Breckinridge

Directed by: Michael Sarne

Starring: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch

Country: United States

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Catch-22

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin

Country: United States

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Kelly's Heroes

Directed by: Brian G. Hutton

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles

Country: United States

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Two Mules for Sister Sara

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manuel Fbregas

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 June 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • American Radio Relay League ? Bring your Handy-Talky to Work Day
  • West Virginia ? West Virginia Day.
  • Flag Day in Argentina (1938).
  • UNHCR - World Refugee Day.
  • Ancient Latvia ? Zalu Diena.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Prince Moulay: Rachid of Morocco.
  • Bruce Woodcock: American computer games analyst.
  • La Pina: Italian rapper, radio host and television presenter.
  • Andrea Nahles: German politician, Bundestag representative for the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and former SPD Youth leader.
  • Jason Brown: American playwright and composer.
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Facts:
  • Ray Stevens Show, debuts on NBC-TV
  • British government of Edward Heath forms (with Margaret Thatcher)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Dennis Hopper
  • Time: Alan Arkin in a scene from Nichols' film of Catch-22
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8182

Books

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

The Gang That Couldn'T Shoot Straight

By: Jimmy Breslin

It was a big bestseller when it was originally published in 1969. It became a major motion picture that provided Robert DeNiro with his first film role.

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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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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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Operation Overflight

By: Francis Gary Powers

For the first time since his release from a Russian prison in 1962, pilot Francis Gary Powers reveals the full story of the most sensational espionage case in Cold War history:

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