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Monday 31 August 1970

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Robinson and Debbie Gibson in Brooklyn. 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. Soldier Blue, directed by Ralph Nelson, 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 Schwarzer Peter.
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TV Series

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

Schwarzer Peter

Starring: Peter Garden, Helmut Brandenburg

Der Fall von nebenan

Starring: Ruth-Maria Kubitschek

Ljubav na seoski nacin

Starring: Dragan Zaric, Miodrag 'Ckalja' Petrovic, Ratko Saric, Zika Milenkovic

La brigade des maléfices

Starring: Léo Campion, Marc Lamole, Jacques François, Jean-Claude Ballard

Country: France

Ace of Wands

Written by: Trevor Preston

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Lovers and Other Strangers

Directed by: Cy Howard

Starring: Gig Young, Bea Arthur, Bonnie Bedelia

Country: United States

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Soldier Blue

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Starring: Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States

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The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer

Directed by: Masaki Kobayashi

Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Michiyo Aratama, Tamao Nakamura

Country: United States

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Performance

Directed by: Donald Cammell

Starring: James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg

Country: United States

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The Swimming Pool

Directed by: Jacques Deray

Starring: Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Facts:
  • 59th Davis Cup: USA beats Germany in Cleveland (5-0)
  • Lonnie McLucas, a Black Panther activist, convicted
  • Peter Yarrow arrested for taking immoral liberties with girl, 14
  • WKMJ TV channel 68 in Louisville, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1970?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kate Millett -- Aug. 31, 1970
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8193
  • Life: Composite pornography

Books

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

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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Human Sexual Inadequacy

By: William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

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

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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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Up The Organization

By: Robert Townsend

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,

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