Tuesday December 29, 1970

US date format: 12/29/1970, UK date format: 29/12/1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 29, 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 Kevin Weisman and Glen Phillips. 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 Caravan To Vaccares by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)

Events

  • U.S. President Richard Nixon signs into law the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
  • In Viscaya, Spain, Basque county, 15,000 go on strike to protest the Burgos trial death sentences.
  • Francisco Franco commutes the death sentences of the Burgos Trial defendants to 30 years in prison.

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Movies

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I Drink Your Blood

I Drink Your Blood

Directed by: David E. Durston

Starring: Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, Jadin Wong, Rhonda Fultz, George Patterson

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

Donkey Skin

Donkey Skin

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin, Micheline Presle

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

El Topo

El Topo

Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Zollfahndung

Zollfahndung

Doppelgänger

Doppelgänger

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

Ceo zivot za godinu dana

Ceo zivot za godinu dana

Starring: Zoran Radmilovic, Ruzica Sokic, Milena Dravic, Ljubisa Samardzic

The Magic Ball

The Magic Ball

Les nouvelles aventures de Vidocq

Les nouvelles aventures de Vidocq

Days to next December 29

If December 29, 1970 is your birthday you're 49 years, 8 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 6 days.
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Books

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Caravan To Vaccares by Alistair MacLean

Caravan To Vaccares

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The classic tale of suspense set in Provence, where an English tourist investigates a series of mysterious deaths, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.From

Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw

Rich Man, Poor Man

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Vintage TV tie-in paperback

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

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.

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


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