Monday 6 July 1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Antonio Harvey and Médéric Collignon.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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 Ace of Wands.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1970 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Antonio Harvey: NBA center / forward (LA Clippers).
- Médéric Collignon: French jazz vocalist, cornettist and saxhorn player.
- Inspectah Deck: American rapper producer and actor (Wu-Tang Clan).
- Martin Smith: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Delirious?).
- Marjorie Rambeau: Dies at 80.
- California passes 1st no fault divorce law
- Italian Rumor government resigns
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- Blues Image - Ride Captain Ride
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- Melanie - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road
- Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You
- Vanity Fare - Hitchin' A Ride
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