Sunday 5 April 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Erlan Sagymbayev and Tim Jacobs NFL running back (Cleveland Browns.
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.
On TV people were watching Dekirukana.
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1970 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Erlan Sagymbayev: Hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Olympics - 1998).
- Tim Jacobs NFL running back (Cleveland Browns: Miami Dolphins).
- Valérie Bonneton: French stage and film actress, born in a "ch'ti" family (Northern France).
- Soheil Ayari: French-Iranian race car driver who won the French Formula Ford championship of 1994, Formula Three championship of 1996 and the Macau Grand Prix of 1997.
- Thea Gill: Canadian actress.
- Krishnan Guru-Murthy: English journalist
- Miho Hatori: Japanese singer-songwriter (Cibo Matto Smokey & Miho and Butter 08)
- WSNS TV channel 44 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting
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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