Thursday 12 February 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lamar Thomas NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Dell Demps.
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.
Au Hasard Balthazar, directed by Robert Bresson, 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 Ein Jahr ohne Sonntag.
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Which were the important events of 12 February 1970 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Lamar Thomas NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Miami Dolphins).
- Dell Demps: NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs).
- Jim Creeggan: Canadian singer-songwriter and bass player (Barenaked Ladies and The Brothers Creeggan).
- Bryan Roy: Surinam / Dutch soccer star (Ajax).
- Judd Winick: American author and illustrator.
- Anthony Shaffers Sleuth, premieres in New York City
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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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