Friday June 26, 1970

US date format: 6/26/1970, UK date format: 26/6/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 26, 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 Chris O'Donnell and Paul Thomas Anderson. In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Love You Save by The Jackson 5. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. The Games, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Irmãos Coragem.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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Events

  • Frank Robinson hits two grand slams as Baltimore Orioles beat Washington Senators 12-2.

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Movies

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The Games

The Games

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour, Jeremy Kemp

The Conformist

The Conformist

Directed by: Bernardo Bertolucci

Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Enzo Tarascio

Country: United States of America

Goin' Down the Road

Goin' Down the Road

Directed by: Donald Shebib

Starring: Doug McGrath, Paul Bradley, Jayne Eastwood, Cayle Chernin

The Virgin and the Gypsy

The Virgin and the Gypsy

Directed by: Christopher Miles

Starring: Joanna Shimkus, Franco Nero, Honor Blackman, Mark Burns

The Cross and the Switchblade

The Cross and the Switchblade

Directed by: Don Murray

Starring: Pat Boone, Erik Estrada, Jacqueline Giroux, Jo-Ann Robinson

TV Series

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Irmãos Coragem

Irmãos Coragem

Villette

Villette

For the Love of Ada

For the Love of Ada

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter

Ace of Wands

Ace of Wands

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Everly Brothers Show

The Everly Brothers Show

Days to next June 26

If June 26, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 2 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 7 days.
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Books

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The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick

The Lord Won'T Mind

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Prior to the publication of this beloved novel, nearly every gay novel and play seemed to end in suicide--or at least deep despair.

Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

Human Sexual Inadequacy

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The innovative program described in this book revolutionizes the the treatment of sexual dysfunction. During eleven years of daily clinical work, more than five hundred couples have been treated at Masters and Johnson's Reproductive Biology Research Foundation in St.

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,

Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser

Mary Queen Of Scots

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Author of Marie AntoinetteShe was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful. Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin promised to place a third glorious crown on her …

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


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