Tuesday 16 June 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
Kelly's Heroes, directed by Brian G. Hutton, 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.
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Which were the important events of 16 June 1970 ?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- Phil Mickelson: American professional golfer, winner of the 2004 and 2006 Masters tournaments, the Professional Golf Association Championship in 2005 and the U. S. Amateur tournament in 1990.
- Clifton Collins Jr: American actor.
- Fabio Maj: Italian member of the Men's Ski Team at the 2002 Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan, and won a Silver medal for cross-country skiing.
- Younus AlGohar: Pakistani poet and academic co-founded Messiah Foundation International.
- Clifton Collins: Jr.
- Cobi Jones: American soccer player and manager
- Michael Husted: NFL place kicker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
- Phil A Mickelson: San Diego, California -- PGA golfer (1991 Northern Telecom)
- Kenneth A Gibson elected 1st black Mayor of Newark, New Jersey
- Race riots in Miami, Florida.
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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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