Thursday 11 June 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brock Marion and Roman Kontsek.
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.
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, directed by Russ Meyer, 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 Shadows of Fear.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 June 1970 ?
- Brock Marion: NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys).
- Roman Kontsek: Hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998).
- William Selby: Monroeville, Michigan -- Infielder (Boston Red Sox).
- Chris Rice: American singer and songwriter.
- Kang Ho Dong: Korean traditional wrestler and MC.
- Aleksandr F Kerenski: Russian Premier (1917), dies at 89.
- Frank Silvera: Jamaican actor (High Chaparral), dies at 55.
- Frank Laubach of Benton: Pennsylvania, taught reading through phonetics, dies.
- Earl Grant: American pianist, organist and singer (Born 1931).
- William 'Billy Batts' Devino: American crime figure (Born 1921).
- Camille Bombois: French artist, a primitive painter whose work has exceptional strength and vitality, especially his scenes of circus life. In his early life he was a sailor, a wrestler and a circus performer.
- US leaves Wheelus Air Force Base Libya.
- After being appointed on May 15, Anna Mae Hays and Elizabeth P. Hoisington officially receive their ranks as U.S. Army Generals, becoming the first females to do so.
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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