Saturday 13 June 1970
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lance Ringnald and Coko .
In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, directed by Russ Meyer, 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 Shadows of Fear.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 June 1970 ?
- Saint Ragnobert, martyr [GTZ: Lyon]
- Saint Valericus, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Roman Empire ? Quinquatrus Minusculae held in honor of Minerva
- Roman Empire ? seventh day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- USA ? World Children's Day
- Saint Anthony of Padua), priest, confessor, Doctor of the Church [common; GTZ: Franciscans]
- Saint Agricius, bishop of Sens, confessor [GTZ: Sens]
- Saint Landoald, bishop, confessor [GTZ: Bruges]
- Saint Leo III, pope [PCP (Paris)]
- Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Constance, Mainz]
- Saint Valerian, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Rambert
- Blessed Odwin
- Blessed Thomas Woodhouse, martyr
- Blessed Damhnade, virgin [ Fermanagh]
- Saint Felicola, virgin, martyr [GTZ: Cologne, Trier, Worms, France]
- Lance Ringnald: Des Moines, Iowa -- US gymnist (1992 Olympics).
- Coko : Gospel Singer.
- Rivers Cuomo: Rock Singer.
- Chris Cairns: New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster.
- Mikael Ljungberg: Swedish wrestler and manager (d. 2004).
- In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry hit #1 in the UK
- ''The Long and Winding Road'' becomes the Beatles' last Number 1 song.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road
- The Poppy Family - Which Way You Goin' Billy?
- Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful
- Rare Earth - Get Ready
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
- Joe Cocker - The Letter
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Up Around The Bend
- Chicago - Make Me Smile
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
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