Saturday 10 October 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Glenn Foley and Helen Louise Goldsby.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond.
In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits.
The Baby Maker, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Journalistin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1970 ?
- Glenn Foley: NFL quarterback (NY Jets).
- Helen Louise Goldsby: Brooklyn, New York -- Miss America (NY-Top 10-1996).
- Sir Matthew Pinsent: English rower.
- Dean Kiely: Irish footballer.
- Silke Kraushaar-Pielach: German sled racer.
- Corinna May: German singer
- Mohammed Mourhit: Moroccan-Belgian runner
- Matthew Pinsent: English rower and sportscaster
- Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day).
- In Montreal, Quebec, a national crisis hits Canada when Quebec Vice-Premier and Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte becomes the second statesman kidnapped by members of the FLQ terrorist group.
- Fiji becomes independent.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Diamond - Cracklin' Rosie
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- Dawn - Candida
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Free - All Right Now
- Bobby Sherman - Julie, Do Ya Love Me
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lookin' Out My Back Door
- Sugarloaf - Green-Eyed Lady
- Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun
- Rare Earth - (I Know) I'm Losing You
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