Saturday 4 July 1970, US Independence Day
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrei Cherkasov and Louise Van Voorhis.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Love You Save by The Jackson 5.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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.
On TV people were watching Ace of Wands.
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Which were the important events of 4 July 1970 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Andrei Cherkasov: USSR -- Tennis star.
- Louise Van Voorhis: Rochester, New York -- 470 yachter (1992, 96 Olympics - 4th Place).
- Fabrizio Fontana: Italian comedian and singer.
- Christian Giesler: American bass player (Kreator).
- Tony Vidmar: Australian footballer and manager.
- 84th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Newcombe beats K Rosewall (57 63 62 36 61)
- Chartered Dan-Air Comet plane crashes into mountains north of Barcelona, Spain killing 112 vacationing Britons.
- 100 injured in race rioting in Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road
- Vanity Fare - Hitchin' A Ride
- Blues Image - Ride Captain Ride
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- Melanie - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)
- Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You
- Rare Earth - Get Ready
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