Wednesday 11 November 1970, Veteran's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Ware and Lee Battersby.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5.
In UK Voodoo Chile by Jimi Hendrix Experience was in the top 5 hits.
When Moscow Laughs, directed by Boris Barnet, 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 Kleiner König Kalle Wirsch.
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Which were the important events of 11 November 1970 ?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Jeff Ware: Norfolk, Virginia -- Pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays).
- Lee Battersby: Australian author.
- Lee Parkin Starsky: daughter of Ringo.
- Derry Brownson: rock keyboardist (EMF-Unbelievable).
- Shirley Hiter: Canadian autobiographer born with Turner Syndrome (TS, also known as Ullrich–Turner syndrome, gonadal dysgenesis, and 45,X), a condition in which a female is partly or completely missing an X chromosome.
- Lighea : Italian singer and theatre actress.
- Richie Rich: Fashion Designer
- Elina Konstantopoulou: Greek singer
- Baltimore Oriole Boog Powell wins AL MVP
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun
- James Taylor - Fire And Rain
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- R. Dean Taylor - Indiana Wants Me
- Sugarloaf - Green-Eyed Lady
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- 100 Proof (Aged In Soul) - Somebody's Been Sleeping
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- Bread - It Don't Matter To Me
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