Tuesday 17 February 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) by Sly & the Family Stone.
In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits.
Au Hasard Balthazar, directed by Robert Bresson, 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..
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1970 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Tommy Moe in Anchorage: Alaska, USA; nordic skier (Olympics-gold/silver-1994).
- Philippe Bernat-Salles: French rugby player, a member of the French rugby team 1999, playing as wing forward.
- Tommy Moe: Anchorage, Alaska -- Nordic skiier (1994 Olympics - Gold / Silver Medalist).
- Dominic Purcell: English/Australian actor.
- Jeffrey McDonald slices up his wife and daughter
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- The Guess Who - No Time
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
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