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1970 in Music

There was a lot of good music in 1970 (I suspect in reality there was a lot of good music coming out in just about any year you could mention). The real question is where to start – do you look at bestselling singles, or Albums, UK, USA or elsewhere? […]

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Top Books from 1970

So what were the bestselling books of 1970? Well number one will be familiar to anyone who has read my 1970 at the Movies article – Love Story by Erich Segal. It must be one hell of a good story to make it to number one in books and the […]

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Top Television Shows from 1970

Following on from a look at what was on TV on a particular day – 6th August 1970 – in this post I’m looking at some popular television shows that first aired in 1970. For this year, there doesn’t appear to be many major shows that started up, though do tell me […]

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What was on Television in 1970?

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Following on from my look at 1970 in the movies, it’s now time to see what was on TV in 1970. I’ll take a look at popular TV series that started in 1970 in the next few days, but first, what were people watching on television today in 1970? Today as […]

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1970 – At the Movies

Five Easy Pieces

In 1970, there were only 3 television channels in the UK, and consumer video players/recorders had yet to put in an appearance so to watch movies, apart from the occasional film on television going to the cinema was the only real option for movie lovers. 1970 may be an arbitrary […]

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About The Site

This is site includes writing on various topics. Check out the books section for book related articles, author guides and book reviews. The Retro Files is a fun look at Games, Music, Films, TV & Books from yesteryear. I’m starting in 1970 and working my way forward year by year. The Fascinating World section collects together various writings about different countries and places across the world. Then there’s the Misc section, which has everything else!