Monday 15 June 1970
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amanda Cromwell and Janie Eickhoff.
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.
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Which were the important events of 15 June 1970 ?
- Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
- Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
- Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
- Malawi's Freedom Day
- Commemoration of William Adams (Miura Anjin ????) a man shipwrecked in Japan in the 1600s, and whom James Clavell's "Shogun" was based upon
- Flag Day in Denmark
- Roman Empire ? ninth and final day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Amanda Cromwell: Washington, DC -- Soccer midfielder (1996 Olympics).
- Janie Eickhoff: Long Beach, California -- US cyclist (1992 Olympics).
- Janie Quigley: Long Beach, California -- Cyclist (1996 Olympics).
- Gaelle Mechaly: French soprano.
- Zan Tabak: Croatian-American basketball player: center, Raptors.
- Justin Fletcher: TV Show Host
- Leah Remini: American actress
- Christian Bauman: American novelist and essayist
- Gaëlle Méchaly: French soprano
- Žan Tabak: Croatian basketball player and coach
- 16th LPGA Championship won by Shirley Englehorn
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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 Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- The Poppy Family - Which Way You Goin' Billy?
- Rare Earth - Get Ready
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- The Moments - Love On A Two-Way Street
- Joe Cocker - The Letter
- Vanity Fare - Hitchin' A Ride
- Melanie - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)
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