Wednesday 4 March 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits.
Fellini Satyricon, directed by Federico Fellini, 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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- Saint Efrem
- Catholicism - Commemoration of Saint Lucius I, pope, martyr.
- Saint Peter of Pappacarbone.
- Saint Lucius I.
- Saint Pierre de Cluny.
- Feast day of Humbert III of Savoy.
- Saint Basil and his Companions.
- Saint Adrian of Nicomedia, bishop of Saint Andrew's, and his Companions.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Casimir, patron saint of Lithuania.
- United States - Inauguration Day (1789 - 1933)
- St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada - Charter Day (1881)
- Vermont - Admission Day (1791).
- Pennsylvania - Charter Day (1681).
- Wales - Feast day of Rhiannon, Celtic Moon Goddess.
- Feast day of Saint Placide Viel.
- Dave Stevens in Fullerton: California, USA; pitcher (Minnesota Twins).
- Tina Paternostro in Williamsport: Pennsylvania, USA; golfer (1995 JAL Big Apple-57th).
- Alex Criville: Spanish Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
- Andrea Bendewald: American actress.
- Àlex Crivillé: Spanish motorcycle racer.
- Edward Gal: Dutch dressage rider
- Caroline Vis: Dutch professional tennis player
- Marja Helena Paluila: Ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics - 1998)
- New York Rangers set then NHL record of 126 games without being shut-out
- Jacksonville is first college basketball team to average 100+ points per game.
- French submarine Eurydice explodes underwater, resulting in the loss of the entire 57-man crew.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- The Tee Set - Ma Belle Amie
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- Chairmen Of The Board - Give Me Just A Little More Time
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Hollies - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
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