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Friday 22 May 1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 22, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Naomi Campbell and Pedro Diniz. 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. A Day at the Beach, directed by Simon Hesera, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Love & Will by Rollo May was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Villette.
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A Day at the Beach

Directed by: Simon Hesera

Starring: Mark Burns, Beatie Edney, Fiona Lewis, Maurice Roëves

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Directed by: Hollingsworth Morse

Starring: Jack Wild, Billie Hayes, Martha Raye, Cass Elliot

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The Strawberry Statement

Directed by: Stuart Hagmann

Starring: Bruce Davison, Kim Darby, Bud Cort, Murray MacLeod

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Two Mules for Sister Sara

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

Country: United States

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Cotton Comes to Harlem

Directed by: Ossie Davis

Starring: Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, Calvin Lockhart, Judy Pace

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For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

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Directed by: Jonathan Segal

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Al filo de lo imposible

Starring: Antonio Ferrandis, Agustín González, Jacinto Martín, Juanjo Menéndez

Country: Spain


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  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Naomi Campbell: English model, actress, singer, and author, sleek, tall, chic, one of the reigning queens of jet-set supermodels, the first black female model to make the covers of both the British and French Vogue.
  • Pedro Diniz: Brazilian Formula One racing driver and advertising model for Longines watch factory.
  • Guillermo Toledo
  • Guillaume Warmuz: French football/soccer goalkeeper, who played 374 games in Ligue 1 during 13 seasons, representing in the competition Lens and Monaco.
  • Paddy Atkinson: Singaporean-English footballer and manager.
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  • Arab terrorists kill nine children and three adults on a school bus.
  • Mel Stottlemyre sets record by walking 11, but wins 2-0.
  • Joseph W Krutch, American writer (Measure of Man), dies at age 76.

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Love & 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 and will, their source and interrelation.

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A Beggar In Jerusalem

By: Elie Wiesel

When the Six-Day War began, Elie Wiesel rushed to Israel. "I went to Jerusalem because I had to go somewhere, I had to leave the present and bring it back to

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Up The Organization

By: Robert Townsend

Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, Up the Organization continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association,

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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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