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Thursday 21 May 1970

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robbie Magasiva and Scott "Munnster" Munn in Larkspur. 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. The Out of Towners, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Out of Towners

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron

Country: United States

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Country: United States

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The Ballad of Cable Hogue

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner

Country: United States

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A Man Called Horse

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon

Country: United States

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Colossus: The Forbin Project

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

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Ashita no Jô

Starring: Teruhiko Aoi, Jûkei Fujioka, Shûsei Nakamura, Masako Ebisu

Country: Japan

Die Reiter von Padola

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Vinton Hayworth: Actor (General Schaeffer-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 63.
Facts:
  • National Guard mobilizes to quell disturbances at Ohio State University
  • US National Guard mobilized to quell disturbances at Ohio State University.

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Books

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

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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Travels With My Aunt

By: Graham Greene

"I met Aunt Augusta for the first time at my mother's funeral..." Described by Graham Greene as "the only book I have written just for the fun of it," Travels with My

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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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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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