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July 25th, 1970...

Today is Saturday !

 
 
 Number-one song in the charts today


In the USA:

"(They Long to Be) Close to You"
by Carpenters

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

TIME Magazine: Henry Ford II

(TIME Cover: July the 20th, 1970)

 Famous people born on the 25th of July:

1109 - Afonso I of Portugal (d. 1185)
1562 - Kiyomasa Kato, Japanese warlord (d. 1611)
1870 - Maxfield Parrish, American illustrator (d. 1966)
1901 - Lila Lee, American actress (d. 1973)
1946 - Rita Marley, Jamaican-Cuban singer
1967 - Matt LeBlanc, American actor

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1970


Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn

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

USSR



Photo: nobelprize.org


 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1970 (USA)



$0.62
     
Oscar of the best picture in 1970

Patton
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



David Crosby / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 63, July 23, 1970

 

 
 
 
     

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