Thursday 16 July 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Fabio Casartelli and Phil Graham.
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.
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1970 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Fabio Casartelli: Cyclist.
- Phil Graham: Halifax, Nova Scotia -- Rower (1996 Olympics).
- William Van Landingham: Columbia, Tennessee -- Pitcher (SF Giants).
- Wil VanLandingham: American pro baseball pitcher who was selected in the fifth round of free-agent draft pick by the San Francisco Giants 6/03/1992.
- Raimonds Miglinieks: Latvian basketball player and coach.
- Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Thai director producer and screenwriter
- Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh opens.
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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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