Friday 11 September 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Berry Richter and Dan Hackett.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to War by Edwin Starr.
In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Kes, directed by Kenneth Loach, 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 Headmaster.
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- Berry Richter: Madison, Wisconsin -- US hockey defenseman (1994 Olympics).
- Dan Hackett: Syracuse, New York -- Water polo goalkeeper (1996 Olympics).
- Chris Garver: American tattoo artist.
- Taraji P Henson: American actress and singer.
- Taraji Henson: Movie Actress.
- Laura Wright: Soap Opera Actress
- William Joppy: American boxer and coach
- Taja Kramberger: Slovenian sociologist and poet
- Ted Leo: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Citizens Arrest Chisel and Ted Leo and the Pharmacists)
- Chester Morris: Actor (Diagnosis: Unknown), dies at 69.
- The Ford Pinto automobile is introduced.
- The Dawson's Field hijackers release 88 of their hostages. The remaining hostages, mostly Jews and Israeli citizens, are held until September 25.
- The Ford Pinto is introduced.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Edwin Starr - War
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
- Chicago - 25 Or 6 To 4
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lookin' Out My Back Door
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- Bobby Sherman - Julie, Do Ya Love Me
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Bread - Make It With You
- Eric Burdon and War - Spill The Wine
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