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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1970: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1970?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1970 Everything Is Beautiful by Ray Stevens hits #1
  • 02 Jun 1970 Norway announces that it has rich oil deposits off its North Sea coast.
  • 03 Jun 1970 1st artificial gene synthesized
  • 04 Jun 1970 43rd National Spelling Bee: Libby Childress wins spelling croissant
  • 05 Jun 1970 KPAX TV channel 8 in Missoula, MT (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 06 Jun 1970 102nd Belmont: John Rotz aboard High Echelon wins in 2:34
  • 07 Jun 1970 22nd Emmy Awards: Marcus Welby, Robert Young and Susan Hampshire
  • 08 Jun 1970 Players and management end labor dispute up min salary to $12,000
  • 09 Jun 1970 Bob Dylan given honorary Doctorate of Music at Princeton University
  • 11 Jun 1970 US leaves Wheelus Air Force Base Libya.
  • 12 Jun 1970 Pittsburgh Pirates' player Dock Ellis no-hits San Diego Padres, 2-0.
  • 13 Jun 1970 In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry hit #1 in the UK
  • 14 Jun 1970 Cincinnati Red Stockings loses first game after winning 130 straight.
  • 15 Jun 1970 16th LPGA Championship won by Shirley Englehorn
  • 16 Jun 1970 Kenneth A Gibson elected 1st black Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
  • 17 Jun 1970 Edwin Land patents Polaroid camera
  • 18 Jun 1970 United Kingdom general election, 1970: the Conservative Party wins and Edward Heath becomes Prime Minister, ousting the Labour government of Harold Wilson after nearly six years in power. The election result was something of a surprise, as most of the opinion polls had predicted a third successive Labour win.
  • 19 Jun 1970 Conservatives win British parliamentary election
  • 20 Jun 1970 Ray Stevens Show, debuts on NBC-TV
  • 21 Jun 1970 70th US Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 281 at Hazeltine National, Minnesota
  • 22 Jun 1970 Supreme Court ruled juries of less than 12 are constitutional
  • 23 Jun 1970 Red Skelton Show, last airs on CBS-TV, moved to NBC-TV
  • 24 Jun 1970 Catch 22 opens in movie theaters
  • 26 Jun 1970 Frank Robinson hits two grand slams as Baltimore Orioles beat Washington Senators 12-2.
  • 28 Jun 1970 Mary Mills wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open
  • 29 Jun 1970 US ends two month military offensive into Cambodia.
  • 30 Jun 1970 Colorado State College changes its name to University of Northern Colorado.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Psycho

Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

The Apartment

The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States of America

Come and See

Come and See

Directed by: Elem Klimov

Starring: Aleksey Kravchenko, Olga Mironova, Liubomiras Laucevicius, Vladas Bagdonas

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1970?
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Up The Organization by Robert Townsend

Up The Organization

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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,

The Value Of Nothing by John Weitz

The Value Of Nothing

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Here is the world of haute couture, racing cars, Seventh Avenue, Palm Beach, Sebring, New York, where the Beautiful People - and their vultures and hangers-on - pretend to live.

The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick

The Lord Won'T Mind

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

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.

Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

Human Sexual Inadequacy

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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 and Johnson's Reproductive Biology Research Foundation in St.