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Monday 21 September 1970

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tony Bland and Melissa Ferrick. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross. In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits. Tora! Tora! Tora!, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Odd Couple.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Odd Couple

Written by: Jerry Belson, Garry Marshall

Starring: Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Al Molinaro

Country: United States

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NFL Monday Night Football

Starring: Frank Gifford, Al Michaels, Dan Dierdorf, Howard Cosell

Country: United States

The Young Rebels

Written by: Peter Gayle, Harve Bennett

Starring: Richard Ely, Louis Gossett Jr., Alex Henteloff, Hilary Thompson

Country: United States

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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Headmaster

Written by: Aaron Ruben

Starring: Andy Griffith, Jerry Van Dyke, Claudette Nevins, Parker Fennelly

Country: United States

Movies

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

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Martin Balsam, S Yamamura, Jason Robards

Country: United States

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Tristana

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey, Franco Nero

Country: United States

Kes

Directed by: Kenneth Loach

Starring: David Bradley, Brian Glover, Freddie Fletcher

Country: United States

Five Easy Pieces

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush

Country: United States

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Lovers and Other Strangers

Directed by: Cy Howard

Starring: Gig Young, Bea Arthur, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tony Bland: English victim in Hillsborough disaster.
  • Melissa Ferrick: American singer/songwriter, she has attained a cult following since her 1991 debut as an opening act for Morrissey.
  • John Cudia: American actor.
  • James Lesure: American actor.
  • Samantha Power: Irish-American journalist academic and diplomat 28th United States Ambassador to the United Nations.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Monday Night Football premieres on ABC - Browns 31, Jets 21
  • KAPP TV channel 35 in Yakima, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Oakland Athletics' Vida Blue no-hits Minnesota Twins, 6-0.
  • Luna 16 leaves the Moon.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Skyjacking: Pirates in the Sky.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8196
  • Life: Engelbert Humberdinck and Tom Jones

Books

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

In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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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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The House On The Strand

By: Daphne du Maurier

In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

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Puppet On A Chain

By: Alistair MacLean

Fast breaking thriller--international agent in Holland on trail of vicious narcotics ring--action, tension, plot twists

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