Tuesday 4 August 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 August 1970 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Orlando Trustfull: Soccer player (Feyenoord).
- Owen McMahon: Australian 470 class yachter (1996 Olympics).
- Matteo Becucci: Italian pop singer and musician, best known for winning the second series of the Italian X Factor television series in 2009.
- Gina Brondeel: Belgian singer, model and actress, played in various TV series.
- John August: American director and screenwriter.
- Bret Baier: American journalist
- Steve House: American mountaineer
- Steven Jack: South African cricketer
- Ron Lester: American actor and producer
- Kate Silverton: English journalist
- Jim Morrison arrested for drunkenness
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Bread - Make It With You
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
- Eric Burdon and War - Spill The Wine
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- Alive and Kicking - Tighter, Tighter
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- The Five Stairsteps - O-o-h Child
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