Thursday 5 March 1970
It was Thursday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 March 1970 ?
- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- Lisa Robin Kelly: American actress.
- Lisa Kelly: TV Actress.
- Mike Brown: American basketball coach.
- John Frusciante: Guitarist.
- Rome : American singer.
- Yuu Watase: Japanese manga artist
- Edison Theater opens at 240 W 47th St, New York City
- SDS Weathermen terrorist group bomb 18 West 11th St. in New York City
- Nuclear non-proliferation treaty goes into effect.
- Three SDS Weathermen terrorist group bomb 18 West 11th Steet in New York City, New York.
- The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty goes into effect after ratification by 43 nations.
- A bomb being constructed by members of the Weathermen and meant to be planted at a military dance in New Jersey, explodes, killing 3 members of the organization.
- Süleyman Demirel of AP forms the new government of Turkey (32nd government)
- Citroën introduces the SM at the Geneva Auto Salon
- A Solar Eclipse passes along the Atlantic coast region. Totality was visible across southern Mexico and across the southeast coast of the United States, Nantucket, and Nova Scotia.
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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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