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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 1970.
The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 1970: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1970?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1970 Failed assassination attempt on Jordanian King Hussain
  • 02 Sep 1970 1st tennis tie break at a Grand Slam (US Open) (9 pt sudden death)
  • 03 Sep 1970 After NL record 1,117 consecutive games, Billy Williams asks to sit out
  • 04 Sep 1970 Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova gets political asylum
  • 05 Sep 1970 Estimated 15 cm (6 inches) of rainfall, Bug Point, Utah (state record).
  • 06 Sep 1970 New York Met Tommy Agee hits for the cycle
  • 07 Sep 1970 PLO hijacks 4 planes
  • 08 Sep 1970 Hijacking (and subsequent destruction) of three airliners to Jordan by Palestinians; the events to follow would later become known as Black September
  • 09 Sep 1970 Bowie Kuhn suspends Denny McLain for carrying a gun
  • 11 Sep 1970 The Ford Pinto automobile is introduced.
  • 12 Sep 1970 1st Concorde lands at Heathrow airport
  • 13 Sep 1970 1st NYC Marathon won by Gary Muhrcke in 2:31:38
  • 14 Sep 1970 Stevie Miracle marries Rita Wright, [Syreeta]
  • 15 Sep 1970 PLO leader Arafat threatens to make a cemetery of Jordan
  • 16 Sep 1970 Jordan King Hussein forms military government
  • 17 Sep 1970 Jordan launches offensive against guerrilla army
  • 18 Sep 1970 Jimi Hendrix dies in London of drug related complications.
  • 19 Sep 1970 Mary Tyler Moore show premieres
  • 20 Sep 1970 Jim Morrison found not guilty of lewd behavior
  • 21 Sep 1970 Monday Night Football premieres on ABC - Browns 31, Jets 21
  • 22 Sep 1970 US President Richard Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses.
  • 23 Sep 1970 Abdul Razak bin Hussain becomes Premier of Malaysia
  • 24 Sep 1970 Soviet Luna 16 lands on earth after 1st unmanned round trip to moon
  • 25 Sep 1970 Ringo releases his Beaucoups of Blues album
  • 26 Sep 1970 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
  • 27 Sep 1970 Ken Boswell sets second baseman record of 85 games without an error.
  • 28 Sep 1970 Words & Music, debuts on NBC-TV
  • 29 Sep 1970 NET Festival, last aired
  • 30 Sep 1970 New American Bible published

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Movies

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

Goodfellas

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco

Country: United States of America

All About Eve

All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

The Elephant Man

The Elephant Man

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

Country: United States of America

The Bad Sleep Well

The Bad Sleep Well

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi

Country: United States of America

Books

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

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.

God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield

God Is An Englishman

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This bestselling novel set in the ruthless world of Victorian commerce follows the fortunes of Adam Swann, a scion of an Army family and veteran of campaigns in the Crimea and

The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Crystal Cave

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Born the bastard son of a Welsh princess, Myridden Emrys -- or as he would later be known, Merlin -- leads a perilous childhood, haunted by portents and visions.

Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion

Play It As It Lays

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A ruthless dissection of American life in the late 1960s, Play It as It Lays captures the mood of an entire generation, the ennui of contemporary society reflected in spare prose