Friday December 25, 1970, Christmas

US date format: 12/25/1970, UK date format: 25/12/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on December 25, 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 Olivier Sitruk and Ghalid Salamat. In that special week of December people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison. In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits. I Drink Your Blood, directed by David E. Durston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.

Events

  • The ETA releases Eugen Beihl.

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Movies

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Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Little Big Man

Little Big Man

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Ryan's Daughter

Ryan's Daughter

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Christopher Jones

Country: United States of America

El Topo

El Topo

Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Starring: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau

Country: United States of America

My Name Is Trinity

My Name Is Trinity

Directed by: Enzo Barboni

Starring: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Steffen Zacharias, Dan Sturkie

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

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

Doppelgänger

Doppelgänger

Starring: Manuel Kanseas, Angelo Kanseas, Maria Körber, Robert Dietl

Tales of Unease

Tales of Unease

Starring: Anthony Jackson, Ursula Mohan, Larry Dann, Janet Lees-Price

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Greening Of America by Charles Reich

The Greening Of America

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The 25th Anniversary of the Groundbreaking Classic. "If there was any doubt about the need for social transformation in 1970, that need is clear and urgent today....I

A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson

A White House Diary

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Originally published in 1970, A White House Diary is Lady Bird Johnson's intimate, behind-the-scenes account of Lyndon Johnson's presidency from November 22, 1963, to January 20, 1969.

Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway

Islands In The Stream

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A LATER CLASSIC FROM AMERICA'S PREMIER FICTION WRITER First published in 1970, nine years after Hemingway's death, this is the story of an artist and adventurer -- a man much like Hemingway himself.

Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer

Inside The Third Reich

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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

Crime In America by Ramsey Clark

Crime In America

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Crime In America: Observations On Its Nature, Causes, Prevention by Clark, Ramsey

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 25, 1970?

On December 25, 1970 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 25, 1970?

On December 25, 1970 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 25, 1970?

On December 25, 1970 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 25, 1970?

On December 25, 1970 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 25, 1970?

On December 25, 1970 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 25, 1970?

On December 25, 1970 several famous people were born including, Olivier Sitruk, Emmanuel Amuneke, Ghalid Salamat.

What was the number one song in December 25, 1970?

The number one song in the week of December 25, 1970 was My Sweet Lord by George Harrison in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds in UK.

What were the top hits on December 25, 1970?

The top hits on December 25, 1970 were My Sweet Lord by George Harrison, One Less Bell To Answer by The 5th Dimension, The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson in US and I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds, When I'm Dead And Gone by McGuinness Flint, Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond in UK.