Monday 8 June 1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kelli Williams and Gabrielle Giffords.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, directed by Dario Argento, 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 Al filo de lo imposible.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 June 1970 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Kelli Williams: American actress.
- Gabrielle Giffords: American businesswoman and politician.
- Seu Jorge: Brazilian singer-songwriter and actor.
- Kwame Kilpatrick: American educator and politician 68th Mayor of Detroit.
- Steve Renouf: Australian rugby player and sportscaster.
- Teresa Strasser: American writer and television personality
- Troy Vincent: NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles)
- Abraham Maslow: American psychologist and academic (d. 1970).
- Players and management end labor dispute up min salary to $12,000
- A coup in Argentina brings a new junta of service chiefs on June 18, Roberto M. Levingston becomes President.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road
- The Poppy Family - Which Way You Goin' Billy?
- Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful
- Rare Earth - Get Ready
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
- Joe Cocker - The Letter
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Up Around The Bend
- Chicago - Make Me Smile
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
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