Friday 18 December 1970
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson.
In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits.
Rio Lobo, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1970 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Lucious Harris: American basketball player.
- Giannis Ploutarhos: Greek singer-songwriter.
- Victoria Pratt: Canadian actress and fitness model.
- Cowboy Troy: American rapper (MuzikMafia).
- Jonathan Yeo: English painter.
- Rob Van Dam: Wrestler
- DMX : American rapper and actor
- Anthony Catanzaro: American fitness model
- Fernando Solabarrieta: Chilean journalist
- Johnny Yeo: English artist
- Miles Marshall Lewis: American author
- Lucious Harris NBA guard (New Jersey Nets: Dallas Mavericks).
- Me Nobody Knows opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 587 performances
- Polish uprising fails
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- Badfinger - No Matter What
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