Wednesday 15 July 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julian Paynter and Stephen Howard.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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 Ace of Wands.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 July 1970 ?
- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Julian Paynter: Australian 5k runner (1996 Olympics).
- Stephen Howard: NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics).
- Chi Cheng: American bass player (Deftones) (d. 2013).
- Tarkan Gözübüyük: Turkish bass player and producer (Mezarkabul).
- Denmark beats Italy 2-0 in first world female soccer championship.
- The ABC TV network begins airing The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour 60-minute comedy TV show in the USA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- Blues Image - Ride Captain Ride
- Melanie - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)
- The Five Stairsteps - O-o-h Child
- The Pipkins - Gimme Dat Ding
- Bread - Make It With You
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