Monday 14 September 1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Satoshi Kojima and Francesco Casagrande.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross.
In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits.
Tristana, directed by Luis Buuel, 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 NFL Monday Night Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 September 1970 ?
- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- Satoshi Kojima: Wrestler (NJPW).
- Francesco Casagrande: Italian cyclist.
- Ben Garant: American actor director producer and screenwriter.
- Jason Martin: Australian rugby player singer and guitarist.
- Craig Montoya: American singer-songwriter and bass player (Everclear).
- Rudolph Carnap: German philosopher / mathematician, dies at 79.
- Stevie Miracle marries Rita Wright, [Syreeta]
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
- Edwin Starr - War
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lookin' Out My Back Door
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- Bobby Sherman - Julie, Do Ya Love Me
- Chicago - 25 Or 6 To 4
- Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Dawn - Candida
- Bread - Make It With You
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