Sunday 20 December 1970
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson.
In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits.
Rio Lobo, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970
while Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1970 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Nicole DeBoer: Canadian actress.
- Tony Semple: NFL guard (Detroit Lions).
- Scott Slutzker: tight end (Indianapolis Colts).
- Jason Simmons Canadian Football League/WLAF defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders: Scottish Claymores).
- Travis Green in Castlegar: British Columbia, Canada; NHL center (New York Islanders).
- Dino Felicetti: hockey forward (Team Italy 1998).
- Sohail Khan: Movie Actor
- Nicole de Boer: Canadian actress
- Grant Flower: Zimbabwean cricketer and coach
- Alister McRae: Scottish race car driver
- Jörg Schmidt: German footballer
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1970 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Smokey Robinson - The Tears Of A Clown
- George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
- The 5th Dimension - One Less Bell To Answer
- The Partridge Family - I Think I Love You
- Santana - Black Magic Woman
- Dawn - Knock Three Times
- The Supremes - Stoned Love
- Chicago - Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
- Brian Hyland - Gypsy Woman
- Badfinger - No Matter What
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