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Tuesday 22 December 1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ted Cruz and Adam Guzinski. 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. El Topo, directed by Alexandro Jodorowsky, 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 Levaci.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Rio Lobo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Jorge Rivero, Jennifer O'Neill

Country: United States

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Love Story

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal, John Marley

Country: United States

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Little Big Man

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George

Country: United States

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The AristoCats

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Sterling Holloway

Country: United States

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Angel Unchained

Directed by: Lee Madden

Starring: Don Stroud, Luke Askew, Larry Bishop

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1970 ?

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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  • Treblinka SS commander Franz Stangl sentenced to life imprisonment

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

The Greening Of America

By: Charles Reich

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

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Inside The Third Reich

By: Albert Speer

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

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Caravan To Vaccares

By: Alistair MacLean

The classic tale of suspense set in Provence, where an English tourist investigates a series of mysterious deaths, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.From

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The Crystal Cave

By: Mary Stewart

Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

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