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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1970?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1970 End of US commercial whale hunting.
  • 02 Mar 1970 Rhodesia becomes independent Republic
  • 04 Mar 1970 New York Rangers set then NHL record of 126 games without being shut-out
  • 05 Mar 1970 Edison Theater opens at 240 W 47th St, New York City
  • 06 Mar 1970 Beatles release "Let it Be" in United Kingdom.
  • 07 Mar 1970 Ice Dance Championship at Ljubljana won by Pakhomova and Gorshkov (URS)
  • 08 Mar 1970 WTCI TV channel 45 in Chattanooga, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 10 Mar 1970 Barbra Streisand records The Singer andI Can Do It
  • 11 Mar 1970 12th Grammy Awards: "Aquarius", Crosby Stills and Nash, Peggy Lee win.
  • 12 Mar 1970 US lowers voting age from 21 to 18
  • 13 Mar 1970 100 year Beehive anniversary ends in brawl in Amsterdam
  • 15 Mar 1970 Purlie opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 689 performances
  • 16 Mar 1970 New English Bible published
  • 17 Mar 1970 US casts their first United Nations Security Council veto (Support England).
  • 18 Mar 1970 KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, TX (ABC) suspends broadcasting
  • 19 Mar 1970 W German chancellor and E German Premier Willy Brandt meet
  • 20 Mar 1970 Agency for Cultural and Technical Co-operation (ACCT) (Agence de Coopération Culturelle et Technique).
  • 21 Mar 1970 The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by Mayor of San Francisco Joseph Alioto.
  • 22 Mar 1970 Blood Red Roses opens and closes at John Golden Theater, New York City
  • 23 Mar 1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 25 Mar 1970 Concorde makes its first supersonic flight (700 MPH/1,127 KPH).
  • 26 Mar 1970 Golden Gate Park Conservatory made city landmark
  • 27 Mar 1970 Ringo releases his 1st solo album Sentimental Journey
  • 28 Mar 1970 1,086 die when 7.4 quake destroys 254 villages (Gediz Turkey)
  • 29 Mar 1970 Look to the Lilies opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • 30 Mar 1970 Applause opens at Palace Theater NYC for 900 performances
  • 31 Mar 1970 Federal bankruptcy court allows Seattle Pilots to be sold to Milwaukee.

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Movies

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Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

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

Casino

Casino

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America

Rebecca

Rebecca

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America

Underground

Underground

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic, Slavko Stimac

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 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 Inheritors by Harold Robbins

The Inheritors

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In 1969, Harold Robbins began his "trilogy of greed" with The Inheritors, a tell-all novel about the entertainment industry. Spanning the years 1955 to 1965, and based on the lives of actual network executives and movie moguls, the novel exposes …

Culture And Commitment by Margaret Mead

Culture And Commitment

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Anthropology, Sociology

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.

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.