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Monday 23 February 1970

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marie-Josée Croze and Nathalie Arthaud. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits. Au Hasard Balthazar, directed by Robert Bresson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nase malo misto.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Au Hasard Balthazar

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, Franois Lafarge

Country: United States

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The Party at Kitty and Stud's

Directed by: Morton Lewis

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Henrietta Holm, Jodi Van Prang

Country: United States

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Zabriskie Point

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix

Country: United States

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Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Nase malo misto

Starring: Karlo Bulic, Asja Kisic, Boris Dvornik, Mise Martinovic

Ein Jahr ohne Sonntag

Starring: Götz George, Karin Baal, Niko Macoulis, Florian Halm

The Woodlanders

Starring: Felicity Kendal, David Burke, Annette Robertson, Ralph Bates

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Die Baumwollpflücker

Starring: Helmut Schmid

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1970 ?

  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hirsch Jacobs: American thoroughbred horse trainer and owner (Born 1904).
  • Holy Eucharist given by women for first time in Roman Catholic service.
  • Guyana becomes a republic (National Day).

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

Puppet On A Chain

By: Alistair MacLean

From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time classic.Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king.With

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In Someones Shadow

By: Rod McKuen

In Someone's Shadow, by McKuen, Rod

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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 Inheritors

By: Harold Robbins

In 1969, Harold Robbins began his "trilogy of greed" with The Inheritors, a tell-all novel about the entertainment industry. Spanning the years 1955 to 1965, and based on the lives of actual network executives and movie moguls, the novel exposes ...

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