Sunday 12 July 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1970 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Chad Brown: NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Jaason Simmons: Actor (Baywatch).
- Jerry Ostroski: NFL guard (Buffalo Bills).
- Markus Thomas: WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores).
- Marsha Guialdo: San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago -- 100m hurdler.
- Dana Golombek: German actress and singer.
- Aure Atika: Portuguese-French actress director and screenwriter
- Lee Byung-hun: South Korean actor singer and dancer
- Juba Kalamka: American rapper (Deep Dickollective)
- 99th British Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 283 at St. Andrews
- Blues-Rock singer Janis Joplin debuts in Kentucky
- Tanzania signs contract with China for building Tanzam-railway
- Thor Heyerdahl crosses Atl Ocean in Ra docks in Barbados
- A fire consumes the wooden home of Norwegian composer Geirr Tveitt and irretrievably destroys about 90 percent of his output.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- Blues Image - Ride Captain Ride
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- Melanie - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road
- Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You
- Vanity Fare - Hitchin' A Ride
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