Friday 13 February 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 February 1970 ?
- Valentina Gardellin: Italian pro basketball player and team member along with 12 other woman of the Italian National Team, winners of the European Silver Medal in Rome, 6/15/1995.
- Karoline Krüger: Norwegian singer-songwriter and pianist.
- Ian McKeever: Irish mountaineer (d. 2013).
- Diane Youdale: British television personality.
- Karoline Kruger: Norwegian singer.
- Vernon Patao: 141 pounds (64kg) US weightlifter (alternate-Olympics-1996).
- Kevin Stocker: US baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies).
- Ruben Brown: NFL guard (Buffalo Bills).
- Elmer Bennett: American basketball player, a one-time guard for Notre Dame.
- NL offices begins move from Cin to SF (completed February 23)
- Man-eating tiger is reported to have killed 48, 80 km from New Delhi, India.
- Black Sabbath, arguably the very first heavy metal album, is released.
- Black Sabbath's debut album, ''Black Sabbath'' released often regarded as the first true heavy metal album.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- The Guess Who - No Time
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
- Mark Lindsay - Arizona
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