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Wednesday May 20, 1970

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Theroux and Terrell Brandon. 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. A Day at the Beach, directed by Simon Hesera, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Love & Will by Rollo May was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Villette.
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A Day at the Beach

Directed by: Simon Hesera

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

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Directed by: Hollingsworth Morse

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

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The Strawberry Statement

Directed by: Stuart Hagmann

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

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Two Mules for Sister Sara

Directed by: Don Siegel

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

Country: United States

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Cotton Comes to Harlem

Directed by: Ossie Davis

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

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For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

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Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Al filo de lo imposible

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

Country: Spain


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Historical Events

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  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
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  • 100,000 march in New York supporting US policies in Vietnam.

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

Love & 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 and will, their source and interrelation.

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Points Of Rebellion

By: William O. Douglas

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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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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

By: Maya Angelou

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

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