Thursday 16 April 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles.
In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits.
A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 16 April 1970!
Which were the important events of 16 April 1970 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Ettore Bassi: Italian actor and television host.
- Walt Williams: American basketball player: forward/guard, Raptors.
- Ian Franklin: Canadian Football League cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos).
- Steve Emtman: NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins).
- Dero Goi: German singer-songwriter and drummer (Oomph!).
- WEN Zoë: American-British employee of WEN (Women's Environmental Network), an ecological women's group, one of a staff of ten co-workers.
- Gabrielle : Pop Singer
- Fran Robinson: California, United States -- Actress (Lauren-Charlie & Company)
- Richard Neutra: Austrian-American architect designed the Los Angeles County Hall of Records (d. 1970).
- Richard Josef Neutra, Austrian/American architect (Who Bought America?), dies at age 78.
- 70 die in an avalanche (France).
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Jackson 5 - ABC
- Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- The Friends Of Distinction - Love Or Let Me Be Lonely
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- The Supremes - Up The Ladder To The Roof
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 16 April 1970 and get them!