Monday 19 January 1970
It was Monday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 19 January 1970 ?
- Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
- Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
- St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
- The unofficial National Popcorn Day
- Tim Foster: English rower.
- Steffen Freund: German footballer and manager.
- Kathleen Smet: Belgian triathlete.
- Udo Suzuki: Japanese comedian and singer (UltraCats).
- Ghetty Chasun in Erie: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Red Lips).
- Rick Krivda in Mckeesport: Pennsylvania, USA; pitcher (Baltimore Orioles).
- T J Mathews in Bellevillem Illinois: USA; pitcher (Saint Louis Cardinals).
- Hal March: Actor (Atomic Kit, Outrage, Yankee Pasha), dies at 49.
- Nixon nominates G Harold Carswell to Supreme Court (fails)
- UCLA fires Angela Davis for being a communist
- Dutch bishop says he is in favor of married priest.
- US President Richard Nixon nominates G Harrold Carswell to Supreme Court (fails).
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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 Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
- The Shocking Blue - Venus
- Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
- Tom Jones - Without Love (There Is Nothing)
- Dionne Warwick - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
- Elvis Presley - Don't Cry Daddy
- Tommy Roe - Jam Up Jelly Tight
- Peter, Paul and Mary - Leaving on A Jet Plane
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together
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