Sunday 6 December 1970
It was Sunday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1970 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Eric Mahlum: NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts).
- Isabelle Arnould: Belgian swimmer.
- Ulf Ekberg: Swedish singer-songwriter keyboard player and producer (Ace of Base).
- Adrian Fenty: American lawyer and politician 6th Mayor of the District of Columbia.
- Jeff Rouse: American swimmer.
- Michaela Schaffrath: German nurse and actress
- Thomas S Power: US Air Force-General (Raid on Tokyo-March 1945), dies at age 65.
- Cleveland Cavaliers' first NBA home victory, beating Buffalo Braves 108-106.
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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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