Saturday 5 December 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Think I Love You by The Partridge Family.
In UK Woodstock by Matthew's Southern Comfort was in the top 5 hits.
The AristoCats, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway 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 5 December 1970 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Van Bennett: American author, a memoirist who chronicled his battle with schizophrenia in his 2013 book “Lost in Schizophrenia: Memoirs of a Schizophrenic.
- Heather Crickard: Miss Oklahoma USA (1996).
- Susan Sloane in Lexington: Kentucky, USA; tennis star.
- Thomas Smith: NFL cornerback (Buffalo Bills).
- Olivier Moncelet: French member of the four-man coxless rowing team that won a Silver Medal in the Atlanta Olympics 7/27/1996.
- Michel'le : American singer-songwriter (World Class Wreckin' Cru)
- Kevin Haller: Trochu, Alberta, Canada; NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers).
- Georgia Wortmann: Brazilian model, an absolutely gorgeous blue-eyed blonde who resembles Sharon Stone.
- LA Rams Willie Ellison sets NFL record of 247 yards rushing
- Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe Trophy, and Bill Masterson trophy stolen from NHL hall of fame.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun
- James Taylor - Fire And Rain
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Badfinger - No Matter What
- Stevie Wonder - Heaven Help Us All
- The Guess Who - Share The Land
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