Thursday 19 February 1970
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Garland Hawkins and Bellamy Young.
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.
On TV people were watching Nase malo misto.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 February 1970 ?
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Garland Hawkins: NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears).
- Bellamy Young: TV Actress.
- Joacim Cans: Swedish singer-songwriter (HammerFall and Warlord).
- AL Cy Young winner Denny McLain suspended for bookmaking
- USSR launches Sputnik 52 and Molniya 1-13 communications satellite.
- Poseidon bubble: shares in Australian nickel mining company Poseidon NL, which stood at $0.80 in September 1969, peak at around $280 before the speculative bubble bursts.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
- Eddie Holman - Hey There Lonely Girl
- Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
- The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
- The Guess Who - No Time
- B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
- The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
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