Tuesday 13 January 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas.
In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits.
Angels and Demons, directed by Carlos Hugo Christensen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Love Story by Erich Segal 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 January 1970 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Anne-Marie Goddard: Utrechtum, Netherlands -- Playmate (Jan, 94).
- Keith Coogan in Palm Springs: California, USA; actor (Adventures in Babysitting, Hiding Out).
- Keith Mitchell in Palm Springs: California, USA; actor (Jeffrey - The Waltons, Gun Shy).
- Nachi Abe: WLAF tight end (Scotland Claymores).
- Marco Pantani: Italian cyclist, 1998 Tour de France winner, found dead on February 14, 2004 in a hotel at 9:30 PM in Rimini, Italy.
- Odiah Sidibé: French sprint athlete of Guinean descent, who won a gold medal (4x100 m relay) at the 2002 European Championships in Athletics.
- Jake Canuso: TV Actor
- Shonda Rhimes: American screenwriter/creator (Grey's Anatomy)
- Keith Coogan: American actor
- Frank Kooiman: soccer player (Sparta).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy
- Tommy Roe - Jam Up Jelly Tight
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Down On The Corner
- Ferrante and Teicher - Midnight Cowboy
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