Tuesday 18 August 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richie Cunningham and Robert Higginson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Make It With You by Bread.
In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Lovers and Other Strangers, directed by Cy Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ljubav na seoski nacin.
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Richie Cunningham: Kicker (Dallas Cowboys).
- Robert Higginson: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Outfielder (Detroit Tigers).
- Malcolm Jamal Warner in Jersey City: New Jersey, USA; actor (Theodore - Cosby Show).
- Greg Dean Schmitz: American film journalist.
- Cédric Vasseur: French road racing cyclist, a professional racer from 1993 to 2007.
- Malcolm-Jamal Warner: American actor who became a familiar figure as teenager Theo Huxtable in the top-rated TV sitcom "The Cosby Show." He had four years of solid theater training before he won his role in the series. He himself directed four episodes of "Cosby," and in 1991, financed, produced and directed a short film, "This Old Man." He also directed the video, "Timeout: The Truth About HIV, AIDS and You," released September 1992. As an adult, he played in the action adventure film "Drop Zone" that was released D
- Chris Kelly: Entrepreneur
- Jason Furman: American economist and politician
- Jessica Hsuan: Hong Kong actress
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bread - Make It With You
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Eric Burdon and War - Spill The Wine
- Edwin Starr - War
- Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
- Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
- Clarence Carter - Patches
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- B.J. Thomas - I Just Can't Help Believing
- Alive and Kicking - Tighter, Tighter
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