Tuesday 7 April 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Leif Ove Andsnes and Alexander Karpovtsev in Moscow.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles.
In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits.
Colossus: The Forbin Project, directed by Joseph Sargent, 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 A Family at War.
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Which were the important events of 7 April 1970 ?
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Leif Ove Andsnes: Norwegian pianist.
- Alexander Karpovtsev in Moscow: Russia; NHL defenseman (New York Rangers).
- Rosey : Wrestler.
- Leif Andsnes: Norwegian pianist and educator.
- Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-moon Marigolds, premieres in New York City
- 42nd Academy Awards - Midnight Cowboy, John Wayne and Maggie Smith win.
- Milwaukee Brewers' (former Seattle Pilots) first game, lose to California Angels 12-0.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Frijid Pink - House Of The Rising Sun
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- Bobby Sherman - Easy Come, Easy Go
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
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