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Tuesday 20 October 1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greg Primus and Sander Boschke. In that special week of October people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. The Vampire Lovers, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Secret Woman by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Roads to Freedom.
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TV Series

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

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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Mary Tyler Moore

Written by: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Gavin MacLeod, Edward Asner, Ted Knight

Country: United States

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UFO

Written by: Gerry Anderson, Sylvia Anderson

Starring: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

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 ?

The Conformist

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin

Country: United States

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The Vampire Lovers

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Ingrid Pitt, George Cole, Kate O'Mara

Country: United States

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Burn!

Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo

Starring: Marlon Brando, Evaristo Mrquez, Norman Hill

Country: United States

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The Baby Maker

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Sam Groom

Country: United States

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Tora! Tora! Tora!

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Martin Balsam, S Yamamura, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • American Norman Borlaug awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Zond 8 Launch (Moon Orbit & Return)
  • Siad Barre declares Somalia a socialist state.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Salvador Allende -- Oct. 19, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8200
  • Life: Spiro Agnew

Books

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

The Secret Woman

By: Victoria Holt

With Over 100 Million Copies Sold, Victoria Holt is the Queen of Gothic Romance"I shall be back," he said"When?""Perhaps sooner than you think."He

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Rich Man, Poor Man

By: Irwin Shaw

Vintage TV tie-in paperback

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The Child From The Sea

By: Elizabeth Goudge

Against the pomp and pageantry of turbulent seventeenth-century England, Elizabeth Goudge weaves the poignant tale of Lucy Walter, the proud and beautiful secret wife of Charles II.

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Great Lion Of God

By: Taylor Caldwell

This classic, epic novel by the acclaimed novelist Caldwell, is a fascinating, moving and spiritual story about St. Paul, and the life and times of the Jews, Romans and early Christians

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