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Friday 20 March 1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kristin Klein in Santa Monica and Ralph Dawkins. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. Women in Love, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Mr. Sammlers Planet by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Die Reiter von Padola.
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TV Series

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

Die Reiter von Padola

Starring: Michael Ande, Karl-Josef Cramer, Dagmar Heller, Alexander May

Nase malo misto

Starring: Karlo Bulic, Asja Kisic, Boris Dvornik, Mise Martinovic

Ein Jahr ohne Sonntag

Starring: Götz George, Karin Baal, Niko Macoulis, Florian Halm

The Woodlanders

Starring: Felicity Kendal, David Burke, Annette Robertson, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Die Baumwollpflücker

Starring: Helmut Schmid

Movies

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

Women in Love

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson

Country: United States

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Bloody Mama

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Shelley Winters, Don Stroud, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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My Night at Maud's

Directed by: Eric Rohmer

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Franoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Barrault

Country: United States

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Fellini Satyricon

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born

Country: United States

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Airport

Directed by: George Seaton

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 March 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
  • Meat Out Day
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Facts:
  • Agency for Cultural and Technical Co-operation (ACCT) (Agence de Coopération Culturelle et Technique).
  • The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto.
  • ampquotAll Kinds of Everythingampquot, sung by Dana (music and text by Derry Lindsay and Jackie Smith), wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1970 for Ireland.
  • NASA's ''Explorer 1'', the first American satellite and Explorer program spacecraft, reenters Earth's atmosphere after 12 years in orbit.
  • Japan Airlines Flight 351, carrying 131 passengers and 7 crew from Tokyo to Fukuoka, is hijacked by Japanese Red Army members. All passengers are eventually freed.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Former nun
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Heroine Hits the Young -- Mar. 16, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8169

Books

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

Mr. Sammlers Planet

By: Saul Bellow

“An enduring testament and prophecy.” –Chicago Sun-Times Mr. Artur Sammler, Holocaust survivor, intellectual, and occasional lecturer at Columbia University in 1960s New York City, is a “registrar of madness,” a refined

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Ruffles And Flourishes

By: Liz Carpenter

A memoir of her service as a vice presidential aide and her White House years as Mrs. Johnson's staff director and press secretary.

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The Peter Principle

By: Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull

“The Peter Principle has cosmic implications.”—New York TimesBack in 1969, Lawrence J. Peter created a cultural phenomenon with his brilliant, outrageous, hilarious, and all-too-true treatise on business and life, The Peter

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Love And Will

By: Rollo May

"An extraordinary book on sex and civilization....An important contribution to contemporary morality."―Newsweek The heart of man's dilemma, according to Rollo May, is the failure to understand the real meaning of love

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