Wednesday 11 February 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jason Allyn Scott in Iowa City and Fredrik Thordendal.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) by Sly & the Family Stone.
In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits.
The Party at Kitty and Stud's, directed by Morton Lewis, 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 The Woodlanders.
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Which were the important events of 11 February 1970 ?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
- Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
- National Inventors' Day in the United States.
- Jason Allyn Scott in Iowa City: Iowa, USA; rower (Olympics-1996).
- Fredrik Thordendal: Swedish guitarist and songwriter (Meshuggah).
- Emil Abranyi: Composer, dies at 87.
- 26.37 cm (10.38 inches) of rainfall, Mount Washington, New Hampshire (state 24-hour record).
- Japan becomes fourth nation to put a satellite (Osumi) in orbit.
- ''Ōsumi'', Japan's first satellite, is launched on a Lambda-4 rocket.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- The Guess Who - No Time
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Mark Lindsay - Arizona
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