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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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The White Sun of the Desert

The White Sun of the Desert

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Vladimir Motyl

Starring: Anatoliy Kuznetsov, Pavel Luspekayev, Spartak Mishulin, Kakhi Kavsadze

Country: United States of America

The Things of Life

The Things of Life

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Claude Sautet

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

The Boys in the Band

The Boys in the Band

Release year: 1970

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Kenneth Nelson, Peter White, Leonard Frey, Frederick Combs

The Ballad of Cable Hogue

The Ballad of Cable Hogue

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin

Country: United States of America

Books

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

Love & Will by Rollo May

Love & Will

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"An extraordinary book on sex and civilization....An important contribution to contemporary morality."―Newsweek The heart of man's dilemma, according to Rollo May, is the failure to understand the real meaning of love and will, their source and interrelation.

In Someones Shadow by Rod McKuen

In Someones Shadow

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In Someone's Shadow, by McKuen, Rod

Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean

Puppet On A Chain

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From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time classic.Paul Sherman of Interpol's Narcotics Bureau flies to Amsterdam on the trail of a dope king.With

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.