Saturday 12 September 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Joyce and Pierre Laigle.
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 Mary Tyler Moore.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Rebecca Joyce: Australia -- Rower (1996 Olympics).
- Pierre Laigle: French footballer (soccer player), who played for a number of Ligue 1 teams throughout his career, before retiring at the end of the 2006-07 season.
- Josh Hopkins: American actor and singer.
- Nathan Larson: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Shudder To Think Hot One and A Camp).
- 1st Concorde lands at Heathrow airport
- Luna 16 Launch (Moon Sample Return)
- Phyllis Ann George (Texas), 21, crowned 43rd Miss America 1971
- Supersonic airliner Concorde lands for 1st time at Heathrow airport
- US LSD Professor Timothy Leary escapes from California jail
- USSR launches Luna 16; returns samples from lunar Sea of Fertility
- Palestinian terrorists blow up three hijacked airliners in Jordan, continuing to hold the passengers hostage in various undisclosed locations in Amman.
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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