Sunday 15 February 1970
It was Sunday, 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 15 February 1970 ?
- John Frum Day in Vanuatu 
- Gummy Bear Day in United States
- National Day in Serbia
- Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
- Saint Siegfried of Sweden
- Saints Faustin and Jovita
- Saint Georgia
- Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
- Flag Day in Canada
- Gloria Trevi: in Mexico; sexy Spanish vocalist (A Gatas).
- Nathaniel Mills in Evanston: Illinois, USA; speed skater (Olympics-1994).
- Gianfranco Martin: Italian alpine skier, he won the Olympic silver medal for alpine combined skiing at Albertville on 11 February 1992.
- Mariko Yoshida: Japanese wrestler.
- Sir Hugh Dowding: commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain (Born 1882).
- KAMU TV channel 15 in College Station, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Ard Schenk becomes world champion all-round skater.
- Nationalists disrupt United Nations' session on Congo.
- A Dominican DC-9 crashes into the sea during takeoff from Santo Domingo, killing 102.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- The Guess Who - No Time
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Mark Lindsay - Arizona
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