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Tuesday 24 February 1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Ward in Baltimore and Wilson Alvarez in Maracaibo. 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 The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nase malo misto.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Woodlanders

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Paris 7000

Starring: George Hamilton

Country: United States

Evening at Pops

Starring: Arthur Fiedler

Country: United States

Crime of Passion

Written by: Ted Willis

Starring: Daniel Moynihan, Anthony Newlands, John Phillips

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Carrascolendas

Starring: Lizanne Brazell, Mike Gomez, Agapito Leal, Dyana Ortelli

Country: United States

Movies

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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Patton

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

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

Country: United States

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MASH

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • KVDO TV channel 3 in Salem, OR (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Heintje Simons (14) wins 7 gold records.
  • 29 Swiss Army officers die in avalanche (Reckingen, Switzerland).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Nun Anita Caspary and priest James Shannon.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8166
  • Life: Architect turned clown

Books

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

In This House Of Brede

By: Rumer Godden

“A novel of sensitive dedication.” —The Atlantic Monthly“Rumer Godden deals precisely with the theme of the religious life . . . as representing ‘the heart of holiness of the Church.’

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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 House On The Strand

By: Daphne du Maurier

In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

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Puppet On A Chain

By: Alistair MacLean

Fast breaking thriller--international agent in Holland on trail of vicious narcotics ring--action, tension, plot twists

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