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Sunday 31 May 1970

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cory Mantyka . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Everything Is Beautiful by Ray Stevens. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. The Out of Towners, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970 while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Al filo de lo imposible.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Al filo de lo imposible

Starring: Antonio Ferrandis, Agustín González, Jacinto Martín, Juanjo Menéndez

Country: Spain

A Family at War

Written by: John Finch

Starring: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Leslie Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Dekirukana

Starring: Ei Takami, Minori Matsushima, Junko Hori, Noriko Tsukase

Country: Japan

The Adventures of Parsley

Starring: Gordon Rollings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Ashita no Jô

Starring: Teruhiko Aoi, Jûkei Fujioka, Shûsei Nakamura, Masako Ebisu

Country: Japan

Movies

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

The Out of Towners

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron

Country: United States

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Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Country: United States

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The Ballad of Cable Hogue

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner

Country: United States

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A Man Called Horse

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon

Country: United States

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Colossus: The Forbin Project

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Eric Braeden, Susan Clark, Gordon Pinsent

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1970 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cory Mantyka: Canadian Football League guard (British Columbia Lions).
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Facts:
  • At 03:23pm, Yungay Peru levelled by 7.75 earthquake (50-70,000 die)
  • KDUB TV channel 40 in Dubuque, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • The Ancash earthquake causes a landslide that buries the town of Yungay, Peru; more than 47,000 people are killed.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Brenda Vaccaro
  • Time: Human sexuality researchers, William Howell Masters (top) and Virginia Eshelman Johnson. Photomontag
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8179

Books

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

The French Lieutenant'S Woman

By: John Fowles

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.

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Mary Queen Of Scots

By: Antonia Fraser

Author of Marie AntoinetteShe was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful. Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin

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The Lord Won'T Mind

By: Gordon Merrick

Prior to the publication of this beloved novel, nearly every gay novel and play seemed to end in suicide--or at least deep despair.

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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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