Saturday 12 December 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Connelly in Brooklyn Heights and Madchen Amick in Reno.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson.
In UK Woodstock by Matthew's Southern Comfort was in the top 5 hits.
Rio Lobo, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Levaci.
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Which were the important events of 12 December 1970 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
- Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
- Jennifer Connelly in Brooklyn Heights: New York, USA; actress (Labyrinth, Rocketeer).
- Madchen Amick in Reno: Nevada, USA; actress (Shelly Johnson - Twin Peaks).
- Ivano Newbill: NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies).
- Orlando Brown NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns: Baltimore Ravens).
- Madchen Amick: TV Actress.
- Small Astronomy Satellite Explorer 42 launched to study X-rays.
- Polish government proclaims price rise.
- A landslide in western Colombia leaves 200 dead.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Jackson 5 - I'll Be There
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- Badfinger - No Matter What
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- The Guess Who - Share The Land
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