Monday December 21, 1970

US date format: 12/21/1970, UK date format: 21/12/1970

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Bart De Wever and Jamie Colby. In that special week of December people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison. In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits. I Drink Your Blood, directed by David E. Durston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.

Events

  • WUTV TV channel 29 in Buffalo, New York (IND) begins broadcasting
  • The American F-14 Tomcat military jet first flies.

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Movies

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I Drink Your Blood

I Drink Your Blood

Directed by: David E. Durston

Starring: Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, Jadin Wong, Rhonda Fultz, George Patterson

My Name Is Trinity

My Name Is Trinity

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Steffen Zacharias, Dan Sturkie

Country: United States of America

Donkey Skin

Donkey Skin

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin, Micheline Presle

Little Big Man

Little Big Man

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

El Topo

El Topo

Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Doppelgänger

Doppelgänger

Starring: Manuel Kanseas, Angelo Kanseas, Maria Körber, Robert Dietl

Ceo zivot za godinu dana

Ceo zivot za godinu dana

Starring: Zoran Radmilovic, Ruzica Sokic, Milena Dravic, Ljubisa Samardzic

The Magic Ball

The Magic Ball

Les nouvelles aventures de Vidocq

Les nouvelles aventures de Vidocq

Days to next December 21

If December 21, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 9 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America

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The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson

A White House Diary

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Originally published in 1970, A White House Diary is Lady Bird Johnson's intimate, behind-the-scenes account of Lyndon Johnson's presidency from November 22, 1963, to January 20, 1969.

Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway

Islands In The Stream

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A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER FICTION WRITER First published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer

Inside The Third Reich

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Speer, the Minister of Armaments and War Production under Hitler, the man who had kept Germany armed and the war machine running even after Hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally

Crime In America by Ramsey Clark

Crime In America

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Crime In America: Observations On Its Nature, Causes, Prevention by Clark, Ramsey


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