1970

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NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL

CULTURAL & COMMERCIAL

LOCAL

1970

  • The Raleigh Chopper launched in the U.K.
  • Van Morrison’s Moondance album released

  • Richard Bach’s Jonathan Livingston Seagull published

  • The daisy-wheel printer invented

  • Hasbro introduces the board game ‘Mastermind’

Donald Newby becomes Chairman of Halesworth UDCRev. F Howard becomes Vicar of St Mary’s

Jan 70

1st: legal age of majority changes from 21 to 18

Feb 70

March 70

2nd: Rhodesia declares UDI

April 70

The Beatles break up

May 70

29th: Equal Pay Bill enacted 29th: Col. Sir Robert Gooch opens the Divisional Police Station in Bungay Road

June 70

29th: removal of restrictions on sale of council houses

July 70

17th: first performance of Oh Calcutta at the Round House

Aug 70

Sept 70

18th: Jimmy Hendrix found dead in Kensington house

Oct 70

4th: Janis Joplin dies of heroin overdoseThe Goblin Teasmaid is launched 

 

Nov 70

Dec 70