Sunday 8 March 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vadim Bekboulatov and Harry Decheiver.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits.
Fellini Satyricon, directed by Federico Fellini, 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 Die Reiter von Padola.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1970 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Vadim Bekboulatov: NHL forward (Belarus, Olympics - 1998).
- Harry Decheiver: soccer player (RKC).
- Rhett Harty in Pasedena: California, USA; US soccer player (Olympics-1992).
- Andrea Parker: American actress, ballet dancer.
- Jason Elam: NFL kicker (Denver Broncos - Super Bowl 32).
- Nazario González: Mexican drug lord (d. 2014)
- WTCI TV channel 45 in Chattanooga, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- The Tee Set - Ma Belle Amie
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- Chairmen Of The Board - Give Me Just A Little More Time
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Hollies - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
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