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Tuesday 29 December 1970

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 29, 1970). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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 Grandad by Clive Dunn 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 Passenger To Frankfurt by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Zollfahndung.
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What the sky looked like on 29 December 1970

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

I Drink Your Blood

Directed by: David E. Durston

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

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Donkey Skin

Directed by: Jacques Demy

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

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Little Big Man

Directed by: Arthur Penn

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

Country: United States

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El Topo

Directed by: Alejandro Jodorowsky

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

Starring: Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Jack Palance, Fernando Rey

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

Ceo zivot za godinu dana

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

The Magic Ball

Les nouvelles aventures de Vidocq

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1970 ?

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marie Menken: American experimental filmmaker and socialite (Born 1909).
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 29, 1970 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1970 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
  2. One Less Bell To Answer - The 5th Dimension
  3. Dawn - Knock Three Times
  4. The Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson
  5. Santana - Black Magic Woman
  6. The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
  7. Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
  8. Stoned Love - The Supremes
  9. Domino - Van Morrison
  10. Gypsy Woman - Brian Hyland
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Groove Me - King Floyd
  2. If I Were Your Woman - Gladys Knight And The Pips
  3. Stoned Love - The Supremes
  4. Pay To The Piper - Chairman Of The Board
  5. Border Song (Holy Moses)/You And Me - Aretha Franklin
  6. The Tears Of A Clown - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
  7. Curtis Mayfield - (Don't Worry) If There's A Hell Below We're All Going To Go
  8. Are You My Woman? (Tell Me So) - The Chi-lites
  9. The Moments - All I Have
  10. (Do The) Push And Pull Part I - Rufus Thomas


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Passenger To Frankfurt

By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable

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Caravan To Vaccares

By: Alistair MacLean

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

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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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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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