Saturday 4 April 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits.
Colossus: The Forbin Project, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 4 April 1970 ?
- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Wendy Bell: American television news reporter.
- Mix Master Mike: American turntablist (Beastie Boys).
- Kitty Crowther: Belgian illustrator and writer of children's books.
- Georgios Amanatidis: Greek footballer and manager.
- Greg Garcia: American director producer and screenwriter.
- Anthony Green: English actor
- Barry Pepper: Canadian actor and producer
- Yelena Yelesina: Russian high jumper
- Barry van: Galen; Dutch soccer player (Roda JC).
- Jason Stoltenberg: in Australia; tennis star.
- Byron Foulger: Actor (Captain Nice, Petticoat Junction), dies at 70.
- Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Don Johnson.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- Frijid Pink - House Of The Rising Sun
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- Bobby Sherman - Easy Come, Easy Go
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