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1970

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Major Events

The following major events took place in 1970:

  • 13 April - "Houston, we have a problem." Apollo 13 has an accident.
  • 18 June - General Election, Ted Heath wins.
  • 25 August - Claudia Schiffer, prime Euro totty, 37-24-36, born in Germany.
  • 28 October - The superb Italian-Russian film Waterloo, directed by Sergei Bondarchuk, produced by Dino DeLaurentis, released.

Military Events

The following military events took place in 1970:

  • 12 January - Biafra capitulates, ending the Nigerian Civil War.
  • 29 April - Vietnam War. The US invades Cambodia.
  • 21 November - Vietnam War. US special forces raid Son Tay prison camp in an attempt to free POWs.