Saturday August 29, 1970

US date format: 8/29/1970, UK date format: 29/8/1970

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Negrini and Jacco Elringh. 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. Five Easy Pieces, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Secret Woman by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Josie and the Pussycats.
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Movies

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Five Easy Pieces

Directed by: Bob Rafelson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, Fannie Flagg

Country: United States of America

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Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?

Directed by: Hy Averback

Starring: Brian Keith, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, Ivan Dixon

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Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter

Directed by: Yasuharu Hasebe

Starring: Meiko Kaji, Rikiya Yasuoka, Tatsuya Fuji, Jirô Okazaki

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House of Dark Shadows

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Roger Davis

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WUSA

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Perkins, Laurence Harvey

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TV Series

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

Josie and the Pussycats

Directed by: Harry Elfont

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Irmãos Coragem

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Doctor Dolittle

Written by: David H. DePatie, Friz Freleng, Paul Harrison, Lennie Weinrib

Starring: Lennie Weinrib, Hal Smith, Robert Towers, Don Messick

Country: United States of America

Kolumbowie

Starring: Barbara Burska, Dariusz Domagala, Andrzej Jurga, Lech Adamowski

Country: Poland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Facts:
  • Black Panthers confront police in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (one policeman killed).
  • Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War, East Los Angeles, California. Police riot kills three people, including journalist Ruben Salazar.
  • Rubén Salazar is shot and killed during a rally in East Los Angeles.

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Books

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The Secret Woman

By: Victoria Holt

With Over 100 Million Copies Sold, Victoria Holt is the Queen of Gothic Romance"I shall be back," he said"When?""Perhaps sooner than you think."He

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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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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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