Friday 17 April 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Sacca and Roberto Sosa.
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.
On TV people were watching A Family at War.
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1970 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Tony Sacca: WLAF quarterback (Barcelona Dragons).
- Roberto Sosa: Mexican actor of television, theater and film.
- Redman : American rapper.
- Tami Roman: Reality Star.
- Sergei U S Aleksi: Patriarch of Russian-Orthodox church, dies at 92.
- Apollo 13 limps back safely, Beech-built oxygen tank no help
- Apollo program: The ill-fated Apollo 13 spacecraft returns to Earth safely.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- 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)
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- Badfinger - Come And Get It
- The Friends Of Distinction - Love Or Let Me Be Lonely
- The Guess Who - American Woman
- The Supremes - Up The Ladder To The Roof
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