Sunday 18 January 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas.
In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits.
MASH, directed by Robert Altman, 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.
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Which were the important events of 18 January 1970 ?
- Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
- Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
- Sibel Edmonds: American whistleblower, this beautiful woman, fluent in Turkish and Farsi, worked as a translator for the FBI.
- Leo Araguz: NLF / WLAF punter (Oakland Raiders, Rhein Fire).
- David Blake: Rapper.
- DJ Quik: American rapper producer and actor (The Fixxers and QDT).
- Peter Van Petegem: Belgian cyclist.
- Peter van Petegem: Belgian cyclist
- David O McKay: 9th Mormon president, dies at age 96.
- NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 16-13.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy
- Tommy Roe - Jam Up Jelly Tight
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Down On The Corner
- Ferrante and Teicher - Midnight Cowboy
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