February 1970 calendar

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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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.

But much more happened on February 1970: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1970?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1970 Ford Frick, Earle Combs and Jesse Haines elected to Hall of Fame
  • 02 Feb 1970 Pete Maravich becomes first to score 3,000 college basketball points.
  • 04 Feb 1970 Charles Aznavour opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 05 Feb 1970 WSCV TV channel 51 in Ft Lauderdale, Florida (IND) suspends broadcasting
  • 06 Feb 1970 Graeme Pollock completes 274 versus Australia at Durban.
  • 07 Feb 1970 Hollywood Palace, last airs on ABC TV
  • 10 Feb 1970 26.4 cm precipitation falls on Mount Washington NH (state record)
  • 11 Feb 1970 26.37 cm (10.38 inches) of rainfall, Mount Washington, New Hampshire (state 24-hour record).
  • 12 Feb 1970 Anthony Shaffers Sleuth, premieres in New York City
  • 13 Feb 1970 NL offices begins move from Cin to SF (completed February 23)
  • 14 Feb 1970 Gantry closes at George Abbott Theater NYC after 1 performance
  • 15 Feb 1970 KAMU TV channel 15 in College Station, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 16 Feb 1970 Joe Frazier knocks out Jimmy Ellis in five rounds for undisputed heavyweight boxing crown.
  • 17 Feb 1970 Jeffrey McDonald slices up his wife and daughter
  • 18 Feb 1970 Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot
  • 19 Feb 1970 AL Cy Young winner Denny McLain suspended for bookmaking
  • 21 Feb 1970 Pathet Lao conquers Xieng Khuang and Muong Suy in Laos.
  • 22 Feb 1970 Charles Aznavour closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 23 Feb 1970 Holy Eucharist given by women for first time in Roman Catholic service.
  • 24 Feb 1970 KVDO TV channel 3 in Salem, OR (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 26 Feb 1970 Georgy opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 27 Feb 1970 New York Times (falsely) reports US army has ended domestic surveillance.
  • 28 Feb 1970 Georgy closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 4 performances

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Movies

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

Directed by: Vladimir Menshov

Starring: Vera Alentova, Aleksey Batalov, Irina Muravyova, Raisa Ryazanova

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

Country: United States of America

Shutter Island

Shutter Island

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States of America

Bombay

Bombay

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Kitty, Master Harsha

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1970?
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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.

Ruffles And Flourishes by Liz Carpenter

Ruffles And Flourishes

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A memoir of her service as a vice presidential aide and her White House years as Mrs. Johnson's staff director and press secretary.

Present At The Creation by Dean Acheson

Present At The Creation

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With deft portraits of many world figures, Dean Acheson analyzes the processes of policy making, the necessity for decision, and the role of power and initiative in matters of state.

Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene

Travels With My Aunt

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"I met Aunt Augusta for the first time at my mother's funeral..." Described by Graham Greene as "the only book I have written just for the fun of it," Travels with My