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July 2nd, 1970...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"The Love You Save"
by The Jackson 5

In the UK:
"In The Summertime"
by Mungo Jerry
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Edward Heath

(TIME Cover: June the 29th, 1970)

 Famous people born on the 2nd of July:

419 - Valentinian III, Roman Emperor (d. 455)
1029 - Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (d. 1094)
1714 - Christoph Willibald von Gluck, German composer (d. 1787)
1877 - Hermann Hesse, German-born writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1962)
1903 - King Olav V of Norway (d. 1991)
1927 - Brock Peters, American actor (d. 2005)
1930 - Carlos Menem, President of Argentina
1956 - Jerry Hall, American actress and model

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1970

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

for the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1970 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1970

directed by Franklin J. Schaffner
with George C. Scott (General George S. Patton, Jr.)

Designed in 1970

The Egg lounge chair
by Huub Kortekaas

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Charles Manson / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 61, June 25, 1970



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