Friday February 27, 1970

US date format: 2/27/1970, UK date format: 27/2/1970

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 27, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Patricia Petibon and Matthias Lechner. 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. The Things of Life, directed by Claude Sautet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Atakku no. 1.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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Events

  • New York Times (falsely) reports US army has ended domestic surveillance.

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The Things of Life

The Things of Life

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider, Gérard Lartigau, Jean Bouise

The Lawyer

The Lawyer

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Barry Newman, Harold Gould, Diana Muldaur, Robert Colbert

Airport

Airport

Directed by: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Jean Seberg

Country: United States of America

Loving

Loving

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: George Segal, Eva Marie Saint, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Le Boucher

Le Boucher

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia, Pascal Ferone

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Atakku no. 1

Atakku no. 1

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

Look, Stranger

Look, Stranger

Directed by: Arielle Javitch

Die Reiter von Padola

Die Reiter von Padola

Starring: Michael Ande, Karl-Josef Cramer, Dagmar Heller, Alexander May

David Nixon's Magic Box

David Nixon's Magic Box

Days to next February 27

If February 27, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 6 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 7 days.
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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 …

Love & Will by Rollo May

Love & Will

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"An extraordinary book on sex and civilization....An important contribution to contemporary morality."―Newsweek The heart of man's dilemma, according to Rollo May, is the failure to understand the real meaning of love and will, their source and interrelation.

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.

Mr. Sammlers Planet by Saul Bellow

Mr. Sammlers Planet

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“An enduring testament and prophecy.” –Chicago Sun-Times Mr. Artur Sammler, Holocaust survivor, intellectual, and occasional lecturer at Columbia University in 1960s New York City, is a “registrar of madness,” a refined


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