Wednesday 18 February 1970
It was Wednesday, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 18 February 1970 ?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Tyler Green: US baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies).
- Jez Williams: British musician (Doves).
- Andy Williams: British musician (Doves).
- Desiderius A Stracke: Flemish Jesuit/literature historian, dies at age 94.
- Chicago 7 defendants found innocent of inciting to riot
- US President Richard Nixon launches "Nixon-doctrine".
- A jury finds the Chicago Seven defendants not guilty of conspiring to incite a riot, in charges stemming from the violence at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Five of the defendants are found guilty on the lesser charge of crossing state lines to incite a riot.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- The Guess Who - No Time
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
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