Friday 10 April 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wesley Barnett in Saint Joseph and Sean Gilbert.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 April 1970 ?
- Wesley Barnett in Saint Joseph: Missouri, USA; Olympic weightlifter (Pan Am-silver-1987).
- Sean Gilbert: defensive tackle (Washington Redskins).
- J J McCleskey NFL safety (New Orleans Saints: Arizona Cardinals).
- Enrico Ciccone in MontrTal: QuTbec, Canada; NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks).
- Leonard Dorin: Canadian boxer.
- Q Tip: Rapper
- Q-Tip : American rapper producer and actor (A Tribe Called Quest)
- Enrico Ciccone: Canadian ice hockey player
- Leonard Doroftei: Romanian-Canadian boxer
- Kenny Lattimore: American singer-songwriter
- Charles Paton: Dies at 96.
- An avalanche at a tuberculosis sanatorium in the French Alps kills 74, mostly young boys.
- Apollo program: ''Apollo 13'' (Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, Jack Swigert) is launched toward the Moon.
- Chelsea and Leeds united draw 2-2 in the 1970 FA cup final it went to at replay at Old Trafford.
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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