Wednesday September 23, 1970

US date format: 9/23/1970, UK date format: 23/9/1970

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 23, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ani Difranco and Brian Wells. 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. The Vampire Lovers, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Timeslip.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
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Events

  • Abdul Razak bin Hussain becomes Premier of Malaysia
  • Gary Muhrcke wins 1st New York Marathon
  • Thomas Wolfe, director of the Office of Domestic Gold and Silver Operations, announces to the American Metal Market Forum in New York City that Treasury withdrew and melted 200 million ounces of silver dimes and quarters from circulation since July 1967.
  • The first women's only tennis tournament begins in Houston, known as the Houston Women's Invitation.

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Famous Deaths

  • Bourvil : French actor and singer best known for...

Movies

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The Vampire Lovers

The Vampire Lovers

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Ingrid Pitt, Pippa Steel, Madeline Smith, Peter Cushing

Country: United States of America

Trash

Trash

Directed by: Paul Morrissey

Starring: Joe Dallesandro, Holly Woodlawn, Geri Miller, Andrea Feldman

Underground

Underground

Directed by: Arthur H. Nadel

Starring: Robert Goulet, Danièle Gaubert, Lawrence Dobkin, Carl Duering

Monte Walsh

Monte Walsh

Directed by: William A. Fraker

Starring: Lee Marvin, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Palance, Mitchell Ryan

The Baby Maker

The Baby Maker

Directed by: James Bridges

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Sam Groom, Scott Glenn

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Timeslip

Timeslip

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Starring: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

UFO

UFO

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Starring: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Josie and the Pussycats

Josie and the Pussycats

Directed by: Harry Elfont

Die Journalistin

Die Journalistin

Starring: Marianne Koch, Bruce Low, Horst Frank, Wolfram Schaerf

Roads to Freedom

Roads to Freedom

Starring: Michael Bryant, Daniel Massey, Alison Fiske, Rosemary Leach

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next September 23

If September 23, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 11 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 days.
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Books

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Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell

Great Lion Of God

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This classic, epic novel by the acclaimed novelist Caldwell, is a fascinating, moving and spiritual story about St. Paul, and the life and times of the Jews, Romans and early Christians

God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield

God Is An Englishman

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This bestselling novel set in the ruthless world of Victorian commerce follows the fortunes of Adam Swann, a scion of an Army family and veteran of campaigns in the Crimea and

Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Up The Organization

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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,

The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave

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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.

The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

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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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