Saturday January 31, 1970

US date format: 1/31/1970, UK date format: 31/1/1970

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 31, 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 Minnie Driver and Travis Hannah. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Want You Back by The Jackson 5. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Zabriskie Point, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The Collapse Of The Third Republic by William L. Shirer 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

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
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Events

  • Grateful Dead members busted on LSD charges

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Zabriskie Point

Zabriskie Point

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin

Country: United States of America

Patton

Patton

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Strong

Country: United States of America

Start the Revolution Without Me

Start the Revolution Without Me

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Starring: Gene Wilder, Donald Sutherland, Hugh Griffith, Jack MacGowran

The Bear and the Doll

The Bear and the Doll

Directed by: Michel Deville

Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Daniel Ceccaldi, Georges Claisse

Horror of the Blood Monsters

Horror of the Blood Monsters

Directed by: Al Adamson

Starring: John Carradine, Robert Dix, Vicki Volante, Joey Benson

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Atakku no. 1

Atakku no. 1

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

Look, Stranger

Look, Stranger

Directed by: Arielle Javitch

Wicked Women

Wicked Women

The Kenneth Williams Show

The Kenneth Williams Show

Days to next January 31

If January 31, 1970 is your birthday you're 50 years, 7 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 12 days.
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The Collapse Of The Third Republic by William L. Shirer

The Collapse Of The Third Republic

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An acclaimed historian unfolds a monumental, eyewitness page-turner on the tragic fall of France to Hitler’s Third Reich at the outset of WWII. As an international war correspondent and radio commentator, William L.

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.

The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier

The House On The Strand

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In this haunting tale, Daphne du Maurier takes a fresh approach to time travel. A secret experimental concoction, once imbibed, allows you to return to the fourteenth century.

Fire From Heaven by Mary Renault

Fire From Heaven

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“Written with her usual vigor and imagination...Mary Renault has a great talent.”–The New York Times Book ReviewAlexander’s beauty, strength, and defiance were apparent from birth, but his boyhood honed those gifts

In Someones Shadow by Rod McKuen

In Someones Shadow

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In Someone's Shadow, by McKuen, Rod


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