Wednesday 6 May 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who.
In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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.
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1970 ?
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- Tristan Ulloa: Spanish actor.
- Roland Kun: Nauruan politician.
- Kavan Smith: Canadian actor.
- Tristán Ulloa: French-Spanish actor and director.
- Emerson Martin NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers: Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers).
- Aleksandr Rodzyanko: Russian general (Born 1879).
- Yuchiro Miura of Japan skis down Mount Everest.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Ides Of March - Vehicle
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- The Friends Of Distinction - Love Or Let Me Be Lonely
- Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- Tyrone Davis - Turn Back The Hands Of Time
- The Marmalade - Reflections Of My Life
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