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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Things of Life

The Things of Life

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider, Gérard Lartigau, Jean Bouise

Le Boucher

Le Boucher

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia, Pascal Ferone

The Wild Child

The Wild Child

Release year: 1970

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, Jean Dasté

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno, Eva Renzi

Country: United States of America

Zabriskie Point

Zabriskie Point

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

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

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1970?
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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

The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull

The Peter Principle

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“The Peter Principle has cosmic implications.”—New York TimesBack in 1969, Lawrence J. Peter created a cultural phenomenon with his brilliant, outrageous, hilarious, and all-too-true treatise on business and life, The Peter

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.

In Someones Shadow by Rod McKuen

In Someones Shadow

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In Someone's Shadow, by McKuen, Rod

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.