Sunday 19 July 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kengy Gardiner and Rhona Susan Robertson.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night.
In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits.
Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ace of Wands.
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1970 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- Kengy Gardiner: Providence, Rhode Island -- WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th - 1994).
- Rhona Susan Robertson: Auckland, New Zealand -- Badminton player (1996 Olympics).
- Sinclair : French musician and singer, since 1993.
- Nicola Sturgeon: Scottish National Party (SNP) politician.
- Brooks Thompson: American basketball player, a first round draft pick out of Oklahoma in 1994 (27th overall).
- Bill Chen: American poker player and software designer
- Barry Wood: singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at age 61.
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA Springfield Jaycee Golf Open
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come)
- The Jackson 5 - The Love You Save
- Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
- Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
- The Temptations - Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)
- Blues Image - Ride Captain Ride
- Melanie - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)
- The Five Stairsteps - O-o-h Child
- The Pipkins - Gimme Dat Ding
- Bread - Make It With You
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