Tuesday 18 August 1970
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1970 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Chris Kelly: Entrepreneur.
- Malcolm-Jamal Warner: American actor who became a familiar figure as teenager Theo Huxtable in the top-rated TV sitcom "The Cosby Show.
- Malcolm Jamal Warner in Jersey City: New Jersey, USA; actor (Theodore - Cosby Show).
- Greg Dean Schmitz: American film journalist.
- Richie Cunningham: Kicker (Dallas Cowboys).
- Robert Higginson: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -- Outfielder (Detroit Tigers)
- Cédric Vasseur: French road racing cyclist, a professional racer from 1993 to 2007. He won two stages of the Tour de France (1997, 2007).
- Jason Furman: American economist and politician
- Jessica Hsuan: Hong Kong actress
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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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