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McClintock High School Class of 1970 - 1970 in Review


MUSIC WE LISTENED TO:
Simon and Garfunkel--'Bridge Over Troubled Water' (SONG OF THE YEAR)
BJ Thomas--'Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head'
The Jackson Five--'I’ll Be There'
The Partridge Family--'I Think I Love You'
Carpenters--'Close to You'
Geroge Harrison--'My Sweet Lord'
Edwin Starr--'War'
Guess Who--'American Woman'
The Beatles--'Let It Be'
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles--'Tears of A Clown'
Johnny Cash & June Carter--'If I Were a Carpenter'
Lynn Anderson--'Rose Garden'
Ray Price--'For the Good Times'
Oak Ridge Boys--'Talk About the Good Times'
Miles Davis--'Bitches Brew'
Dionne Warwick--'I'll Never Fall In Love Again'
Ray Stevens--'Everything Is Beautiful'
B.B. King--'The Thrill Is Gone'
Flip Wilson--'The Devil Made Me Buy This Dress'
Les Crane--'Desiderata'

TOP BOX OFFICE FILMS:
BEST PICTURE 1969:  MIDNIGHT COWBOY
BEST PICTURE 1970:  PATTON
Easy  Rider     Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid     Goodbye, Mr. Chips     Catch-22     They Shoot Horses, Don't They?     The Sterile Cuckoo     Alice's Restaurant     Love Story       Airport      M*A*S*H        The Aristocats      Woodstock     Little Big Man     Ryan's Daughter      Tora! Tora! Tora!        Women in Love        I Never Sang For My Father      Five Easy Pieces       The Great White Hope       Scrooge       Diary of a Mad Housewife       The Landlord       Lovers and Other Strangers      Beyond the Valley of the Dolls      The Honeymoon Killers       Beneath the Planet of the Apes     Chariots of the Gods     Kelly's Heroes      Soldier Blue     Two Mules for Sister Sara       Hercules in New York       Zabriskie Point       

PRIME-TIME TV
SUNDAYS:
ABC) Land of the Giants, The FBI, The ABC Sunday Night Movie
CBS) Lassie, To Rome with Love, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Leslie Uggams Show
NBC) Wild Kingdom, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, The  Bill Cosby Show, Bonanza, The Bold Ones

MONDAYS:
ABC) Music Scene, The New People, Harold Robbins' The Survivors, Love-American Style
CBS) Gunsmoke, Here's Lucy, Mayberry RFD, The Doris Day Show, The Carol Burnett Show
NBC) My World and Welcome to It, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, The NBC Monday Night Movie

TUESDAYS:
ABC) The Mod Squad,  Movie of the  Week, Marcus Welby, MD
CBS) Lancer, The Red Skelton Hour, The Governor and JJ, New Hour/60 Minutes
NBC) I Dream of Jeannie, The Debbie Reynolds Show, Julia, The CBS Tuesday Night Movie

WEDNESDAYS:
ABC) The Flying Nun, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, Room 222, The ABC Wednesday Night Movie
CBS) The Glen  Campbell Goodtime Hour, The Beverly Hillbillies, Medical Center, Hawaii  Five-O
NBC) The Virginian, Kraft Music Hall, Then Came Bronson

THURSDAYS:
ABC) The Ghost & Mrs. Muir, That Girl, Bewitched, This is Tom Jones, It Takes a  Thief
CBS) Family Affair, The Jim Nabors Hour, The CBS Thursday Night Movie
NBC) Daniel Boone, Ironside, Dragnet 1970, The Dean Martin Show

FRIDAYS:
ABC) Let's Make a Deal, The Brady Bunch, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Here Come the Brides, Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
CBS) Get Smart, The Good Guys, Hogan's Heroes, The CBS Friday Night Movie
NBC) The High Chaparral, The Name of the Game, Bracken's World

SATURDAYS:
ABC) The Dating  Game, The Newlywed  Game, The Lawrence Welk Show, The Hollywood Palace
CBS) The Jackie Gleason Show, My Three Sons, Green Acres, Petticoat Junction , Mannix
NBC) The Andy Williams Show, Adam 12, NBC Saturday Night Movie

SPORTS
100th Anniversary of NCAA Football--Ohio State Buckeyes
Cotton Bowl--#1 Texas Longhorns
Orange Bowl--#2 Penn State Nittany Lions
Sugar Bowl--#13 Mississippi Rebels
Rose Bowl--#5 USC Trojans
Fiesta Bowl--began in 1971
Super Bowl IV--Minnesota Vikings 7; Kansas City Chiefs 23
Heisman Trophy--Jim Plunkett, Quarterback from Stanford  
Stanley Cup--Boston Bruins
70th US Open Golf--Tony Jacklin @ Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, MN  
Kentucky Derby Champion--Dust Commander (M. Manganello, jockey)
NCAA Basketball Championship--UCLA
World Series--Baltimore Orioles @ Riverfront Stadium (1st artificial turf)

WORLD LEALDERS
37th US President--Richard Milhous Nixon  (1/20/1969-8/9/1974)
39th US Vice President--Spiro Agnew (1969–1973)

Soviet Union Communist Party Leader--Leonid Brezhnev (1964-1982)
Monarch--Queen Elizabeth II (1952-present)
Canada--Pierre Trudeau
United Kingdom--Prime Minister Edward Heath
Mexico--Gustavo Díaz Ordaz/Luis Echeverría
China--Song Quingling
Cuba--Fidel Castro (1959-present)
Israel--Golda Meir, Prime Minister (1969–1974)
Pope - Paul VI, Sovereign of the State of the Vatican City (1963–1978)
Spain--Francisco Franco (1936-1975)
France President Georges Pompidou (1969–1974)
N Vietnam/Democratic Republic of Vietnam--Hồ Chí Minh/Tôn Đức Thắng
S Vietnam/Republic of Vietnam--Trần Thiện Khiêm, (1969-1975)
Japan Prime Minister--Eisaku Satō (1964-1972)
Monaco--Prince Rainier (1949-2005) married Grace Kelly

1969-1970 HOW MUCH??
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 5.84%
Minimum Wage $1.60
Flour 59¢     Bread 24¢     Butter 87¢     Eggs 62¢     Milk 66¢     Coffee 91¢    Sugar 65¢
Paper Dress $1.25
US postage Stamp 6 cents
Average Cost of new house $15,550-$23,450
Average Income per year $8,550-9,400
Average Monthly Rent $135-140
Average Cost New Car $3,270          
AMC Gremlin $1,879      Toyota Corona $1,950
Gas per Gallon 35¢-36¢  
Alarm Clock from Westclox $9.98      Shaefer Pen $9.95     Man’s Westclox Watch $18
Sports Illustrated 15¢

FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO DIED
JUNE, 1969
 8 Robert Taylor, actor (Death Valley Days), dies of lung cancer at 57
21 Maureen 'Little Mo' Connolly, 1st woman grand slam (1953), dies at 34
22 Judy Garland, actress (Wizard of Oz), suicide at 47
JULY
 3 Brian Jones, guitarist (Rolling Stones), drowns in swimming pool at 25
20 Roy Hamilton, Georgia Music Hall of Fame, dies after a stroke at 40
31 Gary Allen Hinman, a CA musician and UCLA Ph.D. candidate, murdered at his home in CA
AUGUST
Donald “Shorty” Shea, Bernard 'Lotsapoppa' Crowe, Steven Parent, Jay Sebring, Voyteck Freykowski, Abigail Folger (25), Sharon Tate (26), Leno & Rosemary LaBianca:  Murdered by The Charles Manson Family
17 Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Nobel 1943), dies at 81
31 Rocky Marciano, former heavyweight champ, dies in a Cessna plane crash at 45
SEPTEMBER
 1 Drew Pearson, newscaster, dies of a heart attack at 71
 2 Hồ Chí Minh,  N Vietnamese president, dies of heart failure at 79
 7 Everett McKinley Dirksen, (Sen-R), suffered a cardiopulmonary arrest  at 73
 8 Bud Collyer, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), dies from a circulatory ailment at 61
NOVEMBER
 8 Kam Tong, actor (Hey Boy from Have Gun Will Travel), dies at 62
 9 Charles De Gaulle  dies suddenly aneurysm of the aorta at 79
18 Joseph P Kennedy, father of President JFK, dies of a major stroke in Hyannis Port, MA, at 81
DECEMBER
 4 Fred Hampton, US Black-Panther leader, murdered while sleeping by Chicago police
31 Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered by killers hired by a union political opponent
JANUARY, 1970
14 John J 'Johnny' Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61
17 Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident (+3 members of the band) at 32
24 James 'Shep' Sheppard, Shep & Limelites “Daddy’s Home”, beaten, robbed and shot to death in his car  
MARCH
14 Mary Ann Ganser, The Shangri-Las, overdose of barbiturates at 22
16 Tammi Terrell, soul singer “You're All I Need”, dies of brain tumor at 24
APRIL
 6 Sam Sheppard, American osteopathic physician accused of murdering his wife (The Fugitive)
 6 Maurice Stokes, American basketball player died of a heart attack at 36
 26 Gypsy Rose Lee, stripper/actress, dies of lung cancer at 56
 28 Ed Begley, actor “12 Angry Men” dies of a heart attack at 69
 30 Inger Stevens, actress “Farmer's Daughter,” commits suicide at 35
MAY
 4 Jeffrey Glenn Miller, Allison B. Krause, William Knox Schroeder & Sandra Lee Scheuer at Kent State University killed by Ohio National Guard
JUNE
 8 Abraham Maslow, American psychologist 'hierarchy of human needs' died of a heart attack at  62
16 Brian Piccolo, American football player (Brian’s Song), dies of cancer  at 27
JULY
19 Barry Wood, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 61
AUGUST
18 Soledad Miranda Spanish actress (Count Dracula) died in a car accident at 27
SEPTEMBER
18 James Marshall 'Jimi' Hendrix died of asphyxiation at 27
OCTOBER
 4 Janis Lyn Joplin died of an overdose of heroin at 27
28 James “Baby Huey” Ramsey died of a heart attack (overweight/drugs) at 26
DECEMBER
30 Charles L. 'Sonny' Liston found dead by his wife in Las Vegas (38-42?)


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