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Monday 24 August 1970

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sandra Whyte and Tugay Kerimoglu. In that special week of August people in US were listening to War by Edwin Starr. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Soldier Blue, directed by Ralph Nelson, 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 Ljubav na seoski nacin.
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TV Series

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Ljubav na seoski nacin

Starring: Dragan Zaric, Miodrag 'Ckalja' Petrovic, Ratko Saric, Zika Milenkovic

La brigade des maléfices

Starring: Léo Campion, Marc Lamole, Jacques François, Jean-Claude Ballard

Country: France

Ace of Wands

Written by: Trevor Preston

Starring: Michael MacKenzie, Roy Holder, Petra Markham, Fred Owl

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Ljubav na bracni nacin

Starring: Ana Karic, Branko Plesa

Shadows of Fear

Starring: Ray Smith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Lovers and Other Strangers

Directed by: Cy Howard

Starring: Gig Young, Bea Arthur, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Soldier Blue

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States

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The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Tamao Nakamura

Country: United States

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Performance

Directed by: Donald Cammell

Starring: James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg

Country: United States

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The Swimming Pool

Directed by: Jacques Deray

Starring: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Facts:
  • Bomb kills one at University of Wisconsin's Army Math Research Center in Madison.

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

  • Time: Dreyfus Mutual Fund's Howard Stein; collage with a lion by Dennis Wheeler
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8192
  • Life: Midiskirts in fashion

Books

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

Great Lion Of God

By: Taylor Caldwell

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

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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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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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Hard Times

By: Studs Terkel

In this unique recreation of one of the most dramatic periods in modern American history, Studs Terkel recaptures the Great Depression of the 1930s in all its complexity.

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