Wednesday 18 March 1970
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Queen Latifah [Dana Owens] in Newark and Sarah Thorsett in Winona.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits.
Women in Love, directed by Ken Russell, 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.
On TV people were watching Die Reiter von Padola.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 March 1970 ?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
- Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
- United States - National Biodiesel Day
- Saint Anselm
- Saint Salvator
- Saint Narcissus
- Mexico - Expropiaci=n Petreolera
- Queen Latifah [Dana Owens] in Newark: New Jersey; rap singer/actress (Khadijah James - Living Single).
- Sarah Thorsett in Winona: Minnesota, USA; 1.5k runner.
- Latifah: American singer whose debut album, "All Hail the Queen," came out in 1989.
- KAEC TV channel 19 in Lufkin, TX (ABC) suspends broadcasting
- Mail service paralyzed by 1st major postal strike
- NFL selects Wilson as official football and scoreboard as official time.
- US mail service paralyzed by first major postal strike.
- Cambodia military coup under General Lon Nol; prince Sihanuk flees.
- Lon Nol ousts Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Jaggerz - The Rapper
- Chairmen Of The Board - Give Me Just A Little More Time
- John Ono Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
- The Beatles - Let It Be
- The Hollies - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
- Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
- Santana - Evil Ways
- The Delfonics - Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
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